The Decolonising Lens launch of new web series 30 July 2020

Join us for a discussion around the Decolonial as a concept and methodology through the lens of photography, media, and curatorial practice.

Free and open to all book here 16:30 – 17:30 BST

Link to the recording of the discussion here.

This session will be chaired by Dr Pratap Rughani, while Brigitte Lardinois, Director of Photography and the Archive Research Centre, will provide an introduction.

In this first instalment of web-series, The Decolonising Lens, Mark Sealy will be joined by Gary Younge and Carol Tulloch to discuss the Decolonial as a concept and methodology through the lens of photography, media, history and curatorial practice.

Disclaimer: Live events will be recorded and made public on University of the Arts London YouTube channels afterwards. By attending a live event, guests agree to their contributions being captured and used for this purpose.

Beyond the Border : between teaching and learning, 17 Mar 2020

Beyond the Border : between teaching and learning
Brigitte Lardinois Acting Director, Photography and the Archive Research Centre (PARC), London College of Communication, (LCC) University of the Arts London, and Pratap Rughani Associate Dean of Research, (ADR) Professor of Documentary Practices take part in the Learning and Teaching Conference 2020 at Chelsea College of Arts.

How can a UAL research centre renew its relationship with teaching and learning to reach a broader mix of students? Director of the Photography and the Archive Research Centre (PARC), Brigitte Lardinois workshops ideas with Pratap Rughani (ADR) to develop new opportunities for staff and students to interact with and co-develop Teaching & Learning events from emerging research insights. This workshop coincides with the launch of PARC’s new exhibition programme “Territorial Troubles” opening later in the day on March 17th, focused on Northern Ireland and emergence through conflict.
Colleagues are invited to explore how these ideas work in practice.

Talking to Anyone: UAL’s Chancellor Grayson Perry gives new talk 19 Feb 2020

Talk: 5.30 – 6.30 pm at London College of Communication.
Post-talk discussion moderated by Pratap Rughani, Professor of
Documentary Practices: 6.30 – 7.30 pm.
In the first of a series of engaging lectures for staff and students, UAL
Chancellor Grayson Perry will be sharing his insight into documentary
making as a way to explore the hopes, fears, divisions and challenges of
our society.

Research Season Launch Event: ‘Here For Life’ Screening & Panel, 3 Feb 2020

6:30pm to 8:30pm, at Central St Martin’s. The Dean of Research Professor
Oriana Baddeley invites you to UAL’s Research Season 2020 Launch event: CSM’s Dr Andrea Luka Zimmerman and Co-Director Adrian Jackson, will screen their recently released film Here For Life. Followed by a panel discussion with Professor Pratap Rughani UAL (Chair), Dr Andrea Luka Zimmerman UAL, Fred Meller UAL, Adrian Jackson (Co-Director) Therese Henningsen (Co-Deviser), Errol McGlashan (Performer) & Mwiinga Twyman (Performer).

Nurturing Research Practice with Anne Boddington & Pratap Rughani Thu 30 Jan 2020

From 3 – 5 pm, W224 PARC Research Centre, London College of Communication.
We are very excited to have REF Panel Chair, Professor Anne Boddington coming to speak to LCC staff about research on January 30th. The talk will be followed by a Q&A and drinks.
Anne Boddington is the chair of the REF2021 Sub Panel for Art & DesignHistory, Practice & Theory, as well as Professor of Design Innovation and Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research, Business & Innovation at Kingston University in London. She has offered to present her thoughts on research (especially practice research) and explore questions and ideas in an extended Q&A/discussion. Anne has a particular interest in academic and research leadership, the future of research in the Arts and extensive experience of the REF. Anne is in discussion with LCC’s REF Panel Chair Professor Pratap Rughani.
All staff are welcome, but of special interest to those on the research pathway or interested in joining it. Booking essential.