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Walkthrough with Michael Beutler’s exhibition collaborators
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Walkthrough with Michael Beutler’s exhibition collaborators
20 July 2016
Do you want to know how Michael Beutler transformed our galleries so much? How his process of collaboration brings meaning to his work? Or are you wondering how his...
American Music Listening Sessions-4
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American Music Listening Sessions-4
23 June 2016
Alternately despised and rehabilitated, easy listening music dominated the popular music landscape from the 1940s to the 1960s. Lecturer in American and Canadian Studies...
Backlit Walkthrough
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Backlit Walkthrough
15 June 2016
Matthew Chesney, Director of Backlit, in conversation with Daniel Brown, Astronomy Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University.
Museum, Musex, Mutext, Mutant
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Museum, Musex, Mutext, Mutant
14 June 2016
A talk by Miguel A López, chief curator of TEOR/éTica, Costa Rica, on institutional critique in Latin America. More than a decade ago the Peruvian philosopher and...
Written in Stone with the Anthropocene Working Group
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Written in Stone with the Anthropocene Working Group
09 June 2016
In this final Study Session in the series, we are delighted to invite a member of the Anthropocene Working Group to share with us the insights their work provides in...
BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking
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BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking
08 June 2016
Join us for a Free Thinking discussion about the future of art. Chaired by Anne McElvoy the conversation will be recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Thursday...
Artist Talk: Michael Beutler
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Artist Talk: Michael Beutler
07 June 2016
As a prelude to his summer exhibition, Michael Beutler introduces his work and calls for local collaborators. 
"How Many Natures Can Nature Nurture?"
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"How Many Natures Can Nature Nurture?"
02 June 2016
"How Many Natures Can Nature Nurture?" is a general title for a series of inquiries on the impact of the anthropological concept of multinaturalism on ecological ideas...
American Music Listening Sessions-3
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American Music Listening Sessions-3
26 May 2016
Music has played a key role in the angry response to racist policing in contemporary America. Nick Heffernan, lecturer in American and Canadian Studies at the University...
Beyond Wage Slavery: Opening Ken Coates’ Archive
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Beyond Wage Slavery: Opening Ken Coates’ Archive
19 May 2016
Is socialism possible? An evening discussion looking at the figure of Ken Coates and his work around industrial democracy, education and socially useful production. 
Walkthrough
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Walkthrough
18 May 2016
Lucy Bamford, Derby Museums Exhibitions Curator explores Joseph Wright’sThe Alchemist Discovering Phosphorus in relation to The Grand Tour.
Luddites Day: Smash the Looms
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Luddites Day: Smash the Looms
14 May 2016
Join a performative walking tour exploring Luddites’ histories in Nottingham lead by local historian Roger Tanner. We will be following the footsteps of the...
Simon Starling in Conversation
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Simon Starling in Conversation
12 May 2016
Nottingham Trent Universiy is delighted to host, in collaboration with Nottingham Contemporary, an 'in conversation' evening with Sam Thorne, Director of Nottingham...
Urban Vibrations
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Urban Vibrations
10 May 2016
As part of the Practising Place programme, In Certain Places is proud to present an evening with artist Magda Stawarska-Beavan in conversation with historian Dr. James...
Art & Literature in the Nuclear Anthropocene
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Art & Literature in the Nuclear Anthropocene
05 May 2016
Material legacies of nuclear technologies feature prominently in discussions about dating and marking the Anthropocene. In this session, Ele Carpenter, of Goldsmiths,...
American Music Listening Sessions
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American Music Listening Sessions
28 April 2016 - 23 June 2016
Join us every last Thursday of the month* for an evening of music and sharing ideas led by The American Music Listening Group from The University of Nottingham. The...
American Music Listening Sessions-2
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American Music Listening Sessions-2
28 April 2016
Patrick Henderson surveys Jamaican pop music from the 1950s to the present day, playing and discussing examples of mento, ska, reggae and dancehall and considering their...
Narrating the Anthropocene
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Narrating the Anthropocene
21 April 2016
This session will be a discussion around the trajectory of the anthropocene, and the different ways in which that trajectory has been narrated by different actors. It...
Architect or Bee?
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Architect or Bee?
14 April 2016
An evening of discussion about Lucas Aerospace workers’ plan in the 1970s where they combined to diversify manufacture and enhance working lives.
Sam Thorne  in Conversation
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Sam Thorne in Conversation
12 April 2016
Nottingham Contemporary’s new director Sam Thorne in conversation with Nicholas Alfrey, the Head of Department of Art History at The University of Nottingham,...
The Study Sessions: Anthropocene in the Midlands
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The Study Sessions: Anthropocene in the Midlands
07 April 2016 - 16 June 2016
 How do local histories of industrialisation register in local geology? This course, formed of six sessions, explores how we account for and act upon the...
Introducing the Anthropocene
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Introducing the Anthropocene
07 April 2016
In recent years, a growing chorus of scientists and policy-makers have highlighted the role that humans have played in shaping the contemporary global environment. It is...
Music at Work
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Music at Work
05 April 2016
Artist Emma Smith and Professor Marek Korczynski, University of Nottingham, discuss histories of whistling and work songs.
American Music Listening Sessions-1
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American Music Listening Sessions-1
31 March 2016
University of Nottingham postdoctoral research fellow Hannah Durkin plays and discusses the slave spirituals and international protest songs of African American singer...
Simon Starling
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Simon Starling
19 March 2016 - 26 June 2016
Nottingham Contemporary presents the largest ever exhibition in the UK of the works of Simon Starling – the Turner Prize winner who studied at Nottingham Trent...
Unbribable Life II: Art and Activism in former Yugoslavia and the UK
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Unbribable Life II: Art and Activism in former Yugoslavia and the UK
04 March 2016
On the occasion of the visit of the creators of a Worker’s University in an occupied factory in Tuzla, this event brings together researchers and participants from art...
Unbribable Life. Art and Activism in former Yugoslavia and the UK
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Unbribable Life. Art and Activism in former Yugoslavia and the UK
03 March 2016
In 2015 workers at the DITA Factory in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, occupied and took control of a factory inactive due to bankruptcy and corruption. Drawing from the...
The Study Sessions: Constructing and Deconstructing Yugoslavia
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The Study Sessions: Constructing and Deconstructing Yugoslavia
25 February 2016
Youth movements played an important role in the construction of Tito's Yugoslavia - from the Youth Labour Brigades to the Pioneers. Each year, on May 25th, young people...
The Study Sessions: Mapping Yugoslavia through popular culture
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The Study Sessions: Mapping Yugoslavia through popular culture
11 February 2016
The idea of former socialist Yugoslavia as a common homeland to the six constituent national groups and numerous ethnic minorities was promoted by the state through...
Monuments / Necropolitics / Biopolitics
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Monuments / Necropolitics / Biopolitics
09 February 2016
Marina Grzinic’s thesis is that the ways of monumentalization or de-monumentalization of the war in the 1990s in the Balkan, former Yugoslavia, have several...

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