On Tuesday 22nd and Thursday 24th March, members of the BISC student community participated in our End of Term Research Conference, sharing their work with their peers, staff, and faculty. The event was held over two lunchtime slots, and this enabled students from the Biology and Chemistry classes to display posters in the Conference and Conference Ante Room and to be on hand on both days to discuss their work while delegates were having refreshments. The panel sessions saw a wide range of papers from First Year and Upper Year students.
'Politics and Distributive Injustice' - Thursday 10th March, 18:00 - 19:00 in the Film and Video Room.
Join Christopher Bennett from the University of Warwick, as he introduces some key concepts of distributive justice and examines some common economic claims. He’ll look at the promises politicians make, and how certain economic ideas have become the currency of contemporary politics.
'Tips and Tools for successful Graduate School and Funding Applications' - Wednesday 2nd March 1pm-2pm in The Board Room.
Join Rachel, plus current UK Grad student Christopher Bennett from the University of Warwick, and future Canadian Grad student Janice Niemann, as they answer your questions and discuss their experiences of the application processes in both countries.
'99 Problems' but Danger Mouse IS ONE - Wednesday 3rd February, 7pm in The Conference Room.
Join Shara as she discusses the evolution of the music producer Brian Burton.
Musician, songwriter and producer, Brian Burton has been nominated for 18 Grammy Awards and has won 5. His stage alter-ego, 'Danger Mouse', was listed as Esquire Magazine's 75 most influential people of the 21st century.
Dr. Shara Rambarran is the Editor of The Oxford Handbook of Music & Virtuality (2016) and The Ashgate Research Companion of Popular Music Education (forthcoming).
'An Animated Life' - Richard Villeneuve. Tuesday 2nd February - 1pm - 2pm in The Conference Room.
Join Rick at 1pm for a presentation on his professional career as an animator.
*RESCHEDULED* Tuesday 26th January, 1-2pm, in The Conference Room.
The Bader International Study Centre, Queen’s University, Canada is very pleased to welcome for one final presentation, it's outgoing Scholar in Residence, Dr. Skyler Hijazi.
Thursday 14th January, 7-8pm, in The Conference Room.
The Bader International Study Centre, Queen’s University, Canada is very pleased to welcome Dr. Alice Leonard, from the Institute of English Studies, Université de Neuchâtel.
Last Thursday evening, members of the BISC student community participated in our End of Term Research Conference, sharing their work with their peers, staff, and faculty. In the first panel we had papers from Maddison Andrews (Art History), Elyse Loewen (English), Claire Hinton-Albert (Music), and Katherine Gall (Development Studies / Art) on topics as diverse as the multiple interpretations of Botticelli’s Primavera, the poetry of Stevie Smith, Shostakovich’s Second Waltz, and the work of El Anatsui.
Sunday 22nd November, 7:30 - 8:30pm, in the Ballroom.
Join us in the Ballroom for musical performances from some of the BISC’s most talented students, and enchanting songs courtesy of the Ladies' Chamber Choir. This event is free to attend, but there will be a retiring collection afterwards to help raise funds for the Choir’s trip to Oxford next term. Your support is very much appreciated!
Friday 27th November, 5 - 6pm, in the Conference Room
"What Makes People Morally Equal?"
The belief that persons are in some sense morally equal is fundamental to much of our Political and legal culture and is endorsed by a wide range of philosophers. Despite this, there is deep disagreement about what it is that makes people equal. Investigating the basis of equality, then, has become one of the most pressing problems in contemporary normative philosophy.