A one day symposium promoting dialogue, networking and collaboration across the Arts and Humanities and beyond. 

lts syposium 2019

14 January 2019, University Park, University of Nottingham

Keynote speakers | Panels | Funding competition | Register | Contacts


Download the full programme [PDF]

Keynote speakers

  • Michael Roper (Essex): The Evidence of Afterlives: Descendant Histories of the Great War
  • Jessica Goodman(Oxford): Talking Heads: The Afterlife of the Female Voice in the French Revolution
  • Duncan Large (UEA): A perpetual contest of Genius’: translation as conflict
  • Laura Wright (Cambridge): Sunnyside: a Thousand Years of British House-Naming


Morning session noon-1pm

A series of parallel panels addressing the LTS themes.

Panel 1 - Modern Poetry in Social Contexts

  • Consider the role of poetry today in social applications – in education and in the context of health humanities.
  • Chairs: Bridget VincentHeike Bartel

Panel 2 - Natural Language Processing (NLP) in Mental Health: Ethics, Challenges and Opportunities

  • Discuss the progress, potential and pitfalls of using computational ‘mining’ in health texts, specifically online support forums, for identifying linguistic markers and anticipating clinically relevant aspects. 
  • Chair:  Mat Rawsthorne

Panel 3 - The rest is history:  interdisciplinary methodologies in drama, theatre and performance historiography” 

Panel 4 - Memory Studies Research Group

Panel 4 call for papers

We are looking for papers from faculty, postdoctoral fellows and postgraduates of 10-15 minutes to introduce current research in areas of and related to memory studies, to make connections across the University and to begin identifying potential for developing projects. Please send abstracts of no more than 200 words by 7 January 2019 to one of the chairs above.



Afternoon session 3pm-4.30pm

Emerging research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Showcasing research in a range of disciplines and topics across the Research Priority Area’s constituency. This panel also acts as a funding competition with up to five awards of £2,000 each to the most outstanding projects presented.
  • Chair:  Dirk Göttsche

Download full details of the competition [PDF]

Postgraduate panel


Register your attendance by Monday 7 January 2019


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