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Encountering Corpses III

Encountering Corpses III

Description

This two-day conference is the concluding event of the ESRC Research Seminar Series ‘Encountering Corpses’ (2014-17) and the third international symposium on ‘Encountering Corpses’ (following events in Manchester in 2014 and 2016).

Encountering Corpses III will include an exciting mix of presentations from post-graduates, leading academics in the field and featured keynote speakers.

The Encountering Corpses projects and events focus on the many ways in which we increasingly encounter the material remains of the dead in a variety of contexts, including popular culture, the media, the everyday, tourism, heritage and archaeology, and medical contexts. The focus is on what these encounters mean for our relationships to the dead, which is explored through a mixture of academic papers, creative and cultural experiences, interactions with dead bodies and sites containing the dead, and discussion and reflection.

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Catherine Nash, School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London

Dr Ruth Penfold-Mounce, Department of Sociology, University of York

Ass. Prof. Margaret M. Schwartz, Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University, USA

Convened by Craig Young, Professor of Human Geography at Manchester Metropolitan University

The Programme can be seen at:

http://encounteringcorpses.wordpress.com

£25 full price 2 days

£15 full price 1 day

£15 PhD student/ Associate/ Hourly paid/ unemployed 2 days

£5 PhD student/ Associate/ Hourly paid/ unemployed 1 day

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language league

Language League: Kick Off. Pupil Workbook

£5.00

Description

Language League: Kick Off is a unique initiative for young people to develop their language skills. The resources are designed to help teachers deliver inspirational language lessons. The initiative offers a creative approach to language learning linked to the game of football. Using classroom based learning activities and on-pitch football sessions, pupils are enthused and encouraged to put their language skills into play. The programme is broad and adaptable and should provide beginners and intermediate pupils with ample material for at least six weekly sessions of 90 minutes but can be delivered over as many sessions as you wish. Purchase a workbook for each pupil and the Teacher's Notes, PowerPoint Presentations and printable materials such as flashcards are supplied free.

www.languageleague.co.uk

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