The 8th Annual CCVA Conference : Transdisciplinary China - Research in Practice
This dynamic one-day conference seeks to interrogate the nature and significance of transdisciplinary research and arts practice in and about contemporary China, its arts and culture.This event will include a keynote presentation by Professor Jonathan Harris and a screening of Shoulders of Giants by CCVA and Chronus Arts fellow Shen Xin, in addition to showcasing research from invited guests and an open call to PhD students, emerging and established artists, academics and researchers from a range of disciplines.
The event will consider :
- The nature and the significance of transdisciplinary research and practice, and how these dialogues create new knowledge ;
- The importance, impact, influence and potential of transcultural research ;
- New ways of framing and discussing Chinese Contemporary Arts that moves beyond the traditional East/West paradigm ;
- The significance of practice-based and practice-led research in relation to Chinese contemporary arts and culture.
The event will include diverse panel discussions, papers, performances and pop-up exhibitions that will serve to generate discussion and enable us to identify common areas of interest and communities of practice ; to share, encourage and support new research as it happens with a global audience.
Submit your abstract or proposals via https://ccva.typeform.com/to/lzSK9o Deadline : 31 August 2015
For up to date information on the programme www.ccva.org.uk and
Any other questions please contact :
Heather Connelly or Rachel Marsden CCVA bcu.ac.uk