News and events
Sensing the City - free online conversation as part of 'Arts and Place NOW'
Tuesday 30th June 16:00-17:00
Carolyn Deby & Michael Pigott in conversation with Sabine Coady Schaebitz, Associate Professor, School of Art and Design, Coventry University.
Focus: Commissioned artist, Carolyn Deby, sirenscrossing, and project Co-Investigator Dr Michael Pigott, Film and Television Studies, University of Warwick will discuss their respective artistic micro-projects engaging with space and the city; both part of Sensing the City, a three-year, AHRC-funded practice-based research project in Coventry.
Thinking creatively in a crisis!
The 'Urban Village' project was planning to work with members of the Roma community and a local film maker to produce an exhibition which explores their experiences and identity of working on an allotment in Coventry. As events unfolded it became increasingly evident that the project was no longer viable. They returned to the aims of the project to think about how they could still facilitate the co-creation of a short film with the Roma community so that it was still their voice, telling of their experiences whilst engaging in a creative media process.
Young Coventry performers use Warwick experts to help with climate science in new production
University of Warwick researchers have shared their knowledge in the development of a new play showing at the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry last week.
Like There's No Tomorrow has been conceived, written and performed by The Belgrade’s Young Company, and commissioned by the National Theatre Connections programme. Academics from the University of Warwick spent time with the cast and writers of the new production to help feed in and break down scientific facts about climate change and environmental issues. Warwick academics also joined in a panel discussion after the performance on Friday (13 March).
Birmingham Preview of I:DNA at Millennium Point
Step inside I:DNA, an immersive art installation, and learn about the inner worlds and experiences of people who live with a range of different genetic conditions. I:DNA will be on tour at Millennium Point, Birmingham from 18th February – 3rd March.
Thinking of hosting a conference in 2021?
The run up and duration of 2021 is going to be a very busy time for Coventry and Warwick. With so much going on across the city and region, there will be lots of opportunities to host a conference that will be that little bit more special and memorable for you and your delegates. Warwick Conferences are here to support you across the whole process of attracting and hosting a conference.
‘Planning for Real’ in Canley
Staff and students from The University of Warwick have been working with Canley residents to help develop a neighbourhood action plan.
Winner announced for the 2019 Warwick Prize for Women in Translation
The Years by Annie Ernaux, translated from French by Alison L. Strayer and published by Fitzcarraldo Editions, has been announced as the 2019 winner of the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation.
Collaborative Project Open Showcase at FarGo Village
On the 5th October, over 1500 visitors to FarGo Village had the chance to explore collaborative research happening across Coventry's two universities and a whole host of community partners. With everything from a bouncy castle to virtual reality, and film screenings to print screening, there was something for everyone to get involved with.