Communal Citizen lunches online

With a nod to our Re-imagining Citizenship project, we planned to re-instigate communal Citizen lunches on campus before the world changed shape…so we are having Communal Citizen lunches online instead. Bring food/drink for eating and thinking. Next one  Friday 8th May 12.30 – Chiara Dellerba ponders dealing with boredom under ‘lockdown’, she suggests The Upside…

White Poppies – No More War!

No More…Wednesday 13 November Loughborough University On Wednesday 13 November, we made a white-poppy ‘No More’ wreath, walked in procession across to the Hazlerigg Fountain and respectfully performed a series of collective actions in various locations on campus. Our T-shirts were designed and printed by Zoe Petersen (with thanks to Michael Collins and the Lambeth…

Politicized Practice/Anarchist/Theatre and Performance Research Group    What does Citizenship mean in the 21st century? Protest, papers, politics  Dr Nina Power, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy University of Roehampton, London 1pm Wednesday 25 April Martin Hall MHL117a/b   This talk will example the technical and activist definitions of citizenship in relation to the possibility of protest, belonging…

PPARG & Theatre and Performance Research Groups – research seminar 25 October 2017

Engineering the imagination, creating spaces of appearance: political performativity and Welfare State International Dr. Gillian Whiteley (School of Arts, English & Drama) 12 noon Wednesday 25 October Loughborough University Edward Barnsley 63.1.07 Emerging from the radical politics of 1968, Welfare State International, a nomadic collective of individual artists, musicians, performers and engineers, pioneered the idea of temporary…

Syncopolitics

Dr. Fred Dalmasso (School of the Arts, English and Drama, Loughborough University) 2pm WEDNESDAY 15th FEBRUARY in Martin Hall Boardroom MHL 1.09 Dr Fred Dalmasso is Lecturer in Drama in the School of Arts, English and Drama at Loughborough University (UK). He has published on practice-based theatre-translation and on the interaction between performance, philosophy and…