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The practice of cultural ecology: network connectivity in the creative economy (2016)
Journal Article
Dovey, J., Moreton, S., Sparke, S., & Sharpe, B. (2016). The practice of cultural ecology: network connectivity in the creative economy. Cultural Trends, 25(2), 87-103. https://doi.org/10.1080/09548963.2016.1170922

© 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. ABSTRACT: This paper reflects on approaches to collaborative knowledge exchange projects between UK universities and the creative economy. It develops a preliminary account of cultural e... Read More about The practice of cultural ecology: network connectivity in the creative economy.

Wargaming (as) literature (2016)
Book Chapter
MacCallum-Stewart, E. (2016). Wargaming (as) literature. In M. Kirschenbaum, & P. Harrigan (Eds.), Zones of Control, Perspectives on Wargaming, 555-572. The MIT Press

As Kirschenbaum argues, board wargames have a lot to teach about the ways that narrative is created in games and “help us to understand the role of process and procedure in stories and games” (Kirschenbaum 2009: 369). In addition, they have a rich hi... Read More about Wargaming (as) literature.

The female Gothic body (2016)
Book Chapter
Mulvey-Roberts, M. (2016). The female Gothic body. In S. Zlosnik, & A. Horner (Eds.), Women and the Gothic: An Edinburgh CompanionEdinburgh University Press

This analysis explores the evolution of the female Gothic body through literature, history and myth in relation to the Gothic tradition.

Thomas Hardy’s tragic vision: Writing towards proto-modernist modes of fiction (2016)
Thesis
Prentice, N. (in press). Thomas Hardy’s tragic vision: Writing towards proto-modernist modes of fiction. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This thesis offers a narratorial and textual examination of the tragic in Hardy’s fiction and uncovers how his tragic vision of a changing world led him into proto-modernist forms of writing. By first positing Hardy within his milieu and exploring th... Read More about Thomas Hardy’s tragic vision: Writing towards proto-modernist modes of fiction.

Art, aesthetics and supplementarity: Re-evaluating the distinctions between the work of art and supporting material (2016)
Thesis
Walton, J. S. Art, aesthetics and supplementarity: Re-evaluating the distinctions between the work of art and supporting material. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This thesis analyses the importance of supplementary material for art history and philosophy by addressing its shifting and problematic relationship to the ‘work of art’. Through the use of philosophical and critical theories, including Heidegger, Be... Read More about Art, aesthetics and supplementarity: Re-evaluating the distinctions between the work of art and supporting material.

An Imperialist at bay: Leo Amery at the India Office, 1940 - 1945 (2016)
Thesis
Whittington, D. An Imperialist at bay: Leo Amery at the India Office, 1940 - 1945. (Thesis). University of the West of England

Pressure for Indian independence had been building up throughout the early decades of the twentieth century, initially through the efforts of the Indian National Congress, but also later, when matters were complicated by an increasingly vocal Muslim... Read More about An Imperialist at bay: Leo Amery at the India Office, 1940 - 1945.

Social recognition provision patterns in professional Q&A forums in Healthcare and Construction (2016)
Journal Article
Pata, K., Santos, P., & Burchert, J. (2016). Social recognition provision patterns in professional Q&A forums in Healthcare and Construction. Computers in Human Behavior, 55(A), 571-583. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2015.06.046

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. For some decades, professional Q&A forums have been used as a mainstream way of sharing practices between novices and experts. Several forums have had time to develop their own communities and habits, which m... Read More about Social recognition provision patterns in professional Q&A forums in Healthcare and Construction.

Dangerous Bodies: Historicising the Gothic Corporeal (2016)
Book
Mulvey-Roberts, M. (2016). Dangerous Bodies: Historicising the Gothic Corporeal. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press

Through an investigation of the body and its oppression by the church, the medical profession and the state, this book reveals the actual horrors lying beneath fictional horror in settings as diverse as the monastic community, slave plantation, opera... Read More about Dangerous Bodies: Historicising the Gothic Corporeal.

A category "Easy to Liquidate": The League of Nations, Russian refugee children in the 1920s and the history of humanitarianism (2016)
Book Chapter
White, E. (2016). A category "Easy to Liquidate": The League of Nations, Russian refugee children in the 1920s and the history of humanitarianism. In M. Rodriguez Garcia, D. Rodogno, & L. Kozma (Eds.), The League of Nations' Work on Social Issues. Visions, Endeavours and Experiments, 201-214. United Nations Publications

This chapter examines the work of the High Commission for Russian Refugees of the League of Nations. It analyses their approach to solving the issue of child refugees and places this in debates around the historical development of human rights and hu... Read More about A category "Easy to Liquidate": The League of Nations, Russian refugee children in the 1920s and the history of humanitarianism.

Language and resistance: Memories of transatlantic slavery, and its continuing afterlives in the use of Rastafari language and terminology (2016)
Book Chapter
Sobers, S. (2016). Language and resistance: Memories of transatlantic slavery, and its continuing afterlives in the use of Rastafari language and terminology. In J. Gill, & J. O'Connell Davidson (Eds.), Slavery: Memory and Afterlives, (60-63). Open Democracy

This article discusses how language within the Rastafari culture, known as Iyaric, or Word Sound, has been formed in resistance to the effects of white supremacist domination in the forms of slavery and colonialization. It explores how Rastafari ter... Read More about Language and resistance: Memories of transatlantic slavery, and its continuing afterlives in the use of Rastafari language and terminology.

'Local site and historical depth': Briggflatts, A Drunk Man, and British Modernist poetics of place (2016)
Journal Article
Rogers, S. (2016). 'Local site and historical depth': Briggflatts, A Drunk Man, and British Modernist poetics of place. English, 65(251), 332-362. https://doi.org/10.1093/english/efw049

© The Author 2016. This article aims to present new understandings of how place, identity, and text are configured in British modernist poetry, particularly in the extended poem. Focusing chiefly on Basil Bunting's Briggflatts (1966), the discussion... Read More about 'Local site and historical depth': Briggflatts, A Drunk Man, and British Modernist poetics of place.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 (2016)
Digital Artefact
Chamberlain, I. (2016). Aesthetica Art Prize 2016

I was long listed for Aesthetica Art Prize 2016. There is also a publication 'Future Now', My work is on page 128-129. Future Now Aesthetica Art Prize Anthology 2016 A celebration of innovation and originality, the Aesthetica Art Prize ant... Read More about Aesthetica Art Prize 2016.

Three phases of mobile learning state-of-the-art and case of mobile Help Seeking tool for the Healthcare sector (2016)
Book Chapter
Cook, J., & Santos, P. (2016). Three phases of mobile learning state-of-the-art and case of mobile Help Seeking tool for the Healthcare sector. In B. Fox, T. K. F. Chiu, J. Lu, & D. Churchill (Eds.), Mobile Learning Design: Theories and ApplicationsSpringer

The Internet-mobile device enabled social networks of today stand accused of being so called 'weapons of mass distraction' or worse. However, we point out that modern fears about the dangers of social networking are overdone. The paper goes on to pre... Read More about Three phases of mobile learning state-of-the-art and case of mobile Help Seeking tool for the Healthcare sector.

Towards an understanding of contextual features that influence the linguistic formality of British Sign Language users (2015)
Journal Article
Rudge, L. (2015). Towards an understanding of contextual features that influence the linguistic formality of British Sign Language users. Functional Linguistics, 2(11), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40554-015-0023-8

This paper seeks to understand linguistic formality through the identification and measurement of contextual features. Using an adapted sociometric methodology to combine systemic functional linguistics and sign linguistics, a survey identifies the e... Read More about Towards an understanding of contextual features that influence the linguistic formality of British Sign Language users.

EDITORIAL: Ideas in mobile learning (2015)
Journal Article
Cook, J., Mor, Y., & Santos, P. (2015). EDITORIAL: Ideas in mobile learning. Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 1(18), 1-2. https://doi.org/10.5334/jime.aw

The contributions for this Special Collection on ‘Ideas in Mobile Learning’ expand on the trends explored in the successful ‘Bristol Ideas in Mobile Learning Symposium’ which ran on the 6th and 7th March, 2014 (see Cloudworks, 2014; BIML, 2014). Four... Read More about EDITORIAL: Ideas in mobile learning.

Investigating social presence in the voice-based chat room and the text-based forum in the Chinese online learning context (2015)
Thesis
Investigating social presence in the voice-based chat room and the text-based forum in the Chinese online learning context. (Thesis). University of the West of England

Social presence has long been considered to be a key factor in enhancing learning in online contexts (Garrison, Anderson & Archer, 2000; Gunawardena & Zittle, 1997; Kehrwald, 2010; Ko, 2012; Tu, 2002b). New modes of online interaction, however, requi... Read More about Investigating social presence in the voice-based chat room and the text-based forum in the Chinese online learning context.

The zone of possibility in citizen led ‘hybrid cities’ (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Cook, J., Lander, R., & Flaxton, T. (2015, September). The zone of possibility in citizen led ‘hybrid cities’. Paper presented at Workshop on Smart Learning Ecosystems in Smart Regions and Cities

The work reported in this position paper explores the development of citizen led ‘hybrid cities’ in which augmented and social web technologies mediate learning and innovation in what we term the Zone of Possibility. An example of a Hybrid Stokes Cro... Read More about The zone of possibility in citizen led ‘hybrid cities’.