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The Apocalypse is Now! and Sampling Sounds of Coventry’s Future - October events revealed

A festival taking place this month is aiming to answer big questions such as What does the future of Coventry sound like? and How accurately do blockbuster sci-fi space films like Gravity nail the actual science?


Environmental research takes centre stage for 2021 Festival of Social Science

Warwick researchers will host a month-long series of free events as the university’s contribution to the 2021 ESRC Festival of Social Science. This year’s programme has a strong focus on environmental issues, reflecting the UK’s role as host of the COP26 conference.


Cultural mega events must bring about change, but the cultural sector must change first, says conference report

Cultural mega events must bring about societal change – and to do this the sector itself must become equitable and open to new collaboration. These are the conclusions of a report published by the University of Warwick.


Major summit hosted by Coventry’s universities to discuss direction of travel for cultural policy

The University of Warwick and Coventry University will host a major summit of regional and national leaders this month to present plans for the impact and legacy of cultural mega-events like City of Culture.


Manels, Wanels and vacuuming - can conferences be more inclusive?

A ground-breaking collection of papers examining gender, conference participation, and academic progress across the globe has been co-edited by Warwick researcher Dr Emily Henderson. Thoughtful Gatherings, a special issue of the academic journal Gender and Education, is the first collection of gender and feminist scholarship specifically focusing on conferences and includes papers from the US, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and India.


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