LAHP Annual Research Day – 17th May 2023

Toby Poster Su (LAHP Student at Annual Research Day 2022) – credit: James Tye

We are pleased to invite our current students to the LAHP Annual Research Day which will take place in person and via live streaming on 17th May 2023 12.30pm to 6pm at Mary Ward House in Bloomsbury. The event will include a sandwich lunch to start and a drinks & canapes reception with music at the end. We encourage students from all cohorts to join us and think about their research collectively. 

Programme details:

12.30    Registration & Lunch

13.30    Welcome: Johanna Malt, LAHP Director

13.40    Student Presentations (Panel 1)

Tom Dwyer (Institute of Archaeology, UCL) ‘Exploring the past diversity and distribution of large mammals from the Late Quaternary of China’

Nick Makoha (Department of English, KCL) ‘The Poet – Basquiat – Icarus’

Katharine Smales (Information Studies, UCL)’Perry Starlight, Ali Orbit and Kim Cosmos’ alien encounter: creating a picturebook as information for children and parents participating in research’

Sofie Layton (Arts and Humanities, RCA) ‘Floating Archipelago’s – creating artworks and narratives that take the medical image and its’ data beyond the diagnostic’

14:20    Student Presentations (Panel 1) Group Q&A

14:30    Presentation by Marq Smith, LAHP Deputy Director for Collaborations and Partnerships

14:40    Tea & Coffee break

15:15    Keynote Speaker (online)

Alison Ribeiro de Menezes (Professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Warwick) discussing the Virtual Spanish Civil War Project, joined by her museum colleagues Adrian Shubert (University Professor Emeritus, York University, Canada) and Antonio Cazorla-Sánchez (Professor, Trent University, Canada).

15:45    Q&A with Professor Ribeiro de Menezes, Professor Shubert, and Professor Cazorla-Sánchez

16:00    Student Presentations (Panel 2)

Oluremi Abati (Music, KCL) ‘Music technology, democratization, and accessibility for blind music producers’

Vashan Brown (Media and Communication, LSE) ‘Investigating News Production Cultures in the Caribbean: Race, Subjectivities and Profit Making’

Sohaila Baluch (Arts and Humanities, RCA)  ‘Uncovering Fibres of Belonging: Performing British South Asian Women’s Embodied Experiences of Selfhood and Textile Heritage’

David Edgar (Department of Anthropology, UCL) ‘Good Bodies: Affective Economies of Fitness in “Pre-Post-Conflict” Urban Colombia’

16:40    Student Presentations (Panel 2) Group Q&A

16:50    Public Engagement Prize & Photo Competition winner announcements

Photo competition entries:

JonathanEgidKCLBerhana Lebuna
IsabelJacobsQMULSpecters of 1967
TobiPoster-SuQMULChang and Eng and Me (and Me)
NikolettaKarastathiUCLThe Reagent Yarn: Weaving a Story of Environmental Sensing
SariArrafKCLThe In-Between 

17:00    Drinks reception with live music

18:00    Event closes

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