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Brand new edition of Anthropocosmic Theatre published in print and open access

Brand new edition of Anthropocosmic Theatre published in print and open access

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-09-26

It has been a long wait for the beautiful new edition of Anthropocosmic Theatre. First published in 1996, this 2nd edition is updated, with new chapters and translated content.Available in a beautiful printed copy, or as an open access download, we are excited to announce the launch of this stunning creative and collaborative work. Order your print copy Download an open access copy We caught [...]

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New Editor for Crime, Security and Society

New Editor for Crime, Security and Society

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-01-08

Dr Anna Williams has taken over as the new Editor of Crime, Security and Society. Their latest issue was published in December 2018 . I was delighted to have taken over the Editorship of the Crime, Security and Society journal from Dr Jason Roach earlier this year. I am currently Principal Enterprise Fellow (equivalent to Reader) in Forensic Anthropology and Deputy [...]

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New book! Soundings: documentary film and the listening experience

New book! Soundings: documentary film and the listening experience

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-07-23

We are delighted today to announce the publication of our newest book, a beautifully written collection edited by Geoffrey Cox and John Corner: Soundings: documentary film and the listening experience Buy the paperback version Download the open access version It has been a privilege to work with Geoffrey and John on this fascinating collection of essays, and we asked them to [...]

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Our author James Mendelsohn discusses the banning of Hezbollah

Our author James Mendelsohn discusses the banning of Hezbollah

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-04-12

Hezbollah in its entirety must be banned by the UK government – here's why James Mendelsohn , University of Huddersfield Earlier this year , a billboard in Luton, England, had to be taken down after it was vandalised with graffiti. The poster was advertising an al-Quds Day rally. This anti-Israel, anti-American event originated in Iran and has spread [...]

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Our author Dainis Ignatans discusses links between immigration and crime

Our author Dainis Ignatans discusses links between immigration and crime

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-04-11

Immigration and crime, is there a link? shutterstock Dainis Ignatans , University of Huddersfield I am an immigrant. Many people worry about those like me, and those from other countries who might follow in my footsteps. Bold newspaper headlines either blame immigrants for a whole host of issues or portray them as saintly [...]

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Politics and society in contemporary fiction - author interview with Ruby Cowling

Politics and society in contemporary fiction - author interview with Ruby Cowling

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-11-20

Ruby Cowling is one of the authors published in our collection of poetry and prose, I You He She It , published earlier this year. In this blog post she talks about how fiction writing can be an outlet for your own viewpoints, but also a way to explore societal issues. Something to say? Tell a story In my current work-in-progress, a novel, I have found myself [...]

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Ways in which a writer approaches poetry

Ways in which a writer approaches poetry

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-10-17

Ford Dagenham is one our authors published in I You He She It – a collection of short stories and poems developed out of the Grist project. As part of #OAWeek we asked him to discuss his writing processes and and how he keeps himself on track when writing poetry. You can read the Grist collection online, open access here . You can read more around the author on [...]

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Finding your voice as a poet

Finding your voice as a poet

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-10-17

Tony Watts is an author published in our Grist collection of poetry and prose: I You He She It. As part of #OAWeek we asked Tony to talk about his writing processes and how other writers have influenced the way he approaches his work. I tend to describe my creative life as a state of permanent writer’s block occasionally interrupted by a poem.  I normally feel so uninspired that my [...]

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Taking the Models back to Music Practice: Evaluating Generative Transcription Models built using Deep Learning

Taking the Models back to Music Practice: Evaluating Generative Transcription Models built using Deep Learning

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-09-26

One of our latest JCMS authors, Bob Sturm, explores his research into transcription models - interesting stuff!

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Author spotlight: exploring the relationships between composers and performers

Author spotlight: exploring the relationships between composers and performers

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-05-22

Music student John Aulich published an article about his research in Issue 2 of our student research journal Fields . We caught up with him for a chat about his work and his experiences getting published. In the summer of 2015, I was invited to prepare a piece I had written in the third year of my undergraduate studies for inclusion in the second volume of [...]

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Author spotlight: solving power issues in engineering

Author spotlight: solving power issues in engineering

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-04-11

Engineering student Nick Horne has recently published an article about his research in our student research journal Fields. We caught up with him for a chat about his work and his experiences getting published. How would you explain your research to someone new to the subject? I would explain my research as a methodical approach to an engineering problem, starting with [...]

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Author spotlight: how did gender expectations affect medieval England?

Author spotlight: how did gender expectations affect medieval England?

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-04-04

History student Katie McAdam has recently published an article about her research in our student research journal Fields. We caught up with her for a chat about her work and her experiences getting published. Give us a quick overview of your research area My area of research has focused on societal gender norms surrounding masculinity and kingship in medieval England. By [...]

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Author spotlight: how do crystals protect our drinking water?

Author spotlight: how do crystals protect our drinking water?

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-03-28

Chemistry student Laura Lo has recently published an article about her research in our student research journal Fields. We caught up with her for a chat about her work and her experiences getting published. If I was to explain my research to someone new to the subject, I would firstly ask them if they ever thought about the process of clean tap water. We wash, drink and [...]

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Author spotlight: open access publishing and video art

Author spotlight: open access publishing and video art

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-03-23

James Fox is one of our authors from Volume 2 of Fields, and we caught up with him to chat about how his research is progressing and the importance of open access publishing in his field.  Tell us a bit about your area of specialism? As a researcher at the University of Huddersfield I specialise in music composition and video art. I have been learning about how we perceive and [...]

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Author spotlight: why is social entrepreneurship on the rise?

Author spotlight: why is social entrepreneurship on the rise?

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-03-21

Social Sciences student Gemma Humphris has recently published an article about her research in our student research journal Fields. We caught up with her for a chat about her work and her experiences getting published. When I first discovered the term ‘social enterprise’ I had no idea what it was. I researched the term and discovered that a social enterprise is what [...]

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