Speaking at ‘Jewellery Futures Symposium’ – Globalisation, Mobility and Migration

At the end of last week, I was invited by the School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University to speak … More

Coming Up! The 8th CCVA Annual Conference – Transdisciplinary China: Research in Practice

A little information on The 8th Annual CCVA conference that I have co-organised, taking place on 22 October 2015 in Birmingham, UK. On … More

VISA-gate (Marsden to Ai Weiwei) – 25 days in Asia

It’s time to return to Asia in nine days time and I can’t wait. In nine days?! I’ve still got … More

‘CREATED IN CHINA: The Artist Residency’ at The London Open Live 2015, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Throughout this year, I have been in discussion with Miriam La Rosa and her colleagues Stefania Sorrentino, Alejandro Ball and Margarida Brôco Amorim – … More

CCVA: ‘Shoulders of Giants’ by Shen Xin

Since starting my part-time PhD studies in October 2009 (it’s definitely time to get it done now right?), I’ve been … More

‘Rich Exchanges: Learning and Teaching’ – Education Conference at University of Wolverhampton

Another day, another conference (it’s been conference season lately!)…this time ‘Rich Exchanges: Learning and Teaching’ Education Conference 2015 at the University … More

‘Pedagogies, Practitioners and Identities’ – Education Conference at BCU, Birmingham

This Autumn, I’ll be starting (well, continuing) a Masters of Education in Academic Practice in Higher Education) at BCU, the same … More

‘Placing’ Culture in Urban China: Towards a Transdisciplinary Dialogue, UCL, London

On Thursday, I headed to London for the day for the one-day workshop ”Placing’ Culture in Urban China: Towards a … More

Research Networking Lab 2 – Culture, Capital & Communication: Visualising Chinese Borders (CCC-VCB)

The end of another week, spent in another city, this time to Manchester to contribute to the second (out of five) research … More