Past Rewley House Research Seminars

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Form

This seminar will focus on perceptions of the world around us from an architectural, literary and artistic perspective.

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Solidarity

‘Solidarity’ is a word imbued with political and social overtones. Our speakers discuss how it has influenced their work.

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Hope

What is Hope? This seminar explored what hope is and invited us to consider what hope means to people in different circumstances.

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Progress

The systematic change impact is explored with insights from the University's Transport Studies Unit academics and the ancient history field.

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Normality

Our speakers consider how the idea of normality impacts on changing perception and decision-making.

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Impact

Three speakers examine what impact means in different scenarios, both for academics themselves and the public at large.

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Fear

Our speakers explore fear through their research into historical religious practices and politics.

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Movement

In this seminar our speakers consider the theme from architectural, historical and sociological perspectives.

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Chaos

Our speakers consider the theme of 'Chaos' from historical, governance and design perspectives.

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Danger

Our speakers consider the theme of 'Danger' from historical, medical, and literary perspectives.

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Truth

Four speakers examine the nature of truth as it relates to their research.

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Future

Our speakers addressed the concept of 'Future', and its relationship with their research.

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Decay

The speakers consider the ways in which learning, language, cultures and cities decay.

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Patterns

Speakers from the fields of finance, mathematics and urban studies share their experiences of patterns in their research

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Gender

Exploring the ways in which research methodologies and experiences intersect with the concept and impact of gender.

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Ethics

Ethical decisions, and often dilemma, lie at the heart of all research methodologies and practice.

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Revolution

This seminar examined the many ways revolution impacts on research.

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Risk

In this seminar, the notion of 'risk' is explored across multiple disciplines as the basis for ideas and challenges for new research.