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  • CI celebrate the year of the goat

    The Confucius Institute (CI) have enjoyed a week of celebrations to mark 2015 Chinese New Year.

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:12:02 GMT
  • London’s history is right under our nose

    London stinks. Well it did not so long ago, when the wind blew to the east carrying the smells of vinegar brewing and matchstick making, and a heady mix of plastics and chemicals across the city.

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:00:59 GMT
  • What happens when borrowing goes bad? New book explores the hidden world of consumer credit and debt collection

    The secretive and controversial world of consumer credit borrowing – credit cards, store cards, personal loans and the experiences of people who default on them – are explored by a Goldsmiths, University of London researcher in his new book, Lived Economies of Default.

    Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:26:21 GMT
  • Goldsmiths to host international coding conference

    Goldsmiths, University of London is set to host a gathering of cutting-edge technology experts and enthusiasts at the fifth annual LLVM Conference from 13-14 April 2015.

    Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:25:19 GMT
  • Goldsmiths debate human rights in a digital age

    Should we forfeit our human rights online for cyber or state security?

    Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:52:39 GMT
  • Academic recognised for outstanding contributions to art education

    Dennis Atkinson, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Educational Studies, has been awarded the Edwin Ziegfeld award for his outstanding contributions to research in the field of art and design education.

    Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:24:42 GMT
  • Book now for Seriously Possessed – a demonology debate

    If modern science points to sound psychological reasons for belief in demons and possession, why do people across the world still perform exorcisms? Psychologists, historians, occultists, priests and mediums discuss the ‘truth’ at Goldsmiths on Saturday 7 March 2015.

    Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:07:09 GMT
  • Pow! Students bring Marclay’s comic-book vision to life

    Computational Arts students at Goldsmiths have worked with internationally renowned artist Christian Marclay to deliver his major new exhibition at contemporary London art gallery, White Cube.

    Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:46:33 GMT
  • Ha-Joon Chang lecture launches Goldsmiths’ Political Economy Research Centre

    Existing ideas about the global political economy are set for a shake-up as Goldsmiths, University of London launches a new research group aimed at challenging traditional orthodox approaches to the study of economics and society.

    Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:23:08 GMT
  • Major funding for next-generation tech that adapts to human expression

    Computer scientists at Goldsmiths, University of London have been awarded more than £1.6m to lead an international team in accelerating the development of advanced gaming and music technology that adapts to human body language, expression and feelings.

    Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:33:01 GMT
  • A celebration of the life and work of Alexander Ivashkin

    Friends, students and colleagues gathered in the Queen Elizabeth Hall on Thursday 12 February, to celebrate the enormous contribution Professor Alexander Ivashkin made to Russian music and to Goldsmiths.

    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 17:04:01 GMT
  • Online network for young musicians launched by LCO Music Junction and Goldsmiths

    A collaboration to build an online community that connects and encourages young musicians has been formed this month by the London Chamber Orchestra and the Department of Computing at Goldsmiths, University of London

    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:57:43 GMT
  • Alumni work raises £1.4m at auction for Gallery at Goldsmiths

    Work donated by graduates of Goldsmiths, University of London, who went on to become some of the biggest names in the contemporary art world, has sold for more than £1.4 million at Christie’s, to raise funds for a new gallery on campus.

    Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:35:34 GMT
  • Film producer Lord Puttnam and designer Margaret Howell to be honoured by Goldsmiths

    Legendary film producer Lord David Puttnam, New Wave musician Green Gartside, and top designer Margaret Howell are among the inspiring figures to be awarded Honorary Fellowships by Goldsmiths this February.

    Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:43:05 GMT
  • 12th February: Christie’s auction to raise funds for Gallery at Goldsmiths

    On Thursday 12th February at 1pm, work donated by illustrious alumni, including Antony Gormley, Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas, Julian Opie, Sam Taylor-Johnson and Steve McQueen, goes under the hammer at Christie’s to raise funds for the Gallery at Goldsmiths.

    Mon, 09 Feb 2015 16:08:32 GMT
  • NX Records mixtape open for submissions

    Submissions are now open for students and alumni to appear on record label mixtape. In addition, NX Records are hosting a panel discussion on the future of the music industry with FEMME, Matthew Herbert and more.

    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:02:02 GMT
  • Fashion Research Unit launches – 18th February

    The Fashion Research Unit – A new research group bringing together expertise and interests from across the Departments of Design, Media and Communications, Visual Culture, Sociology, ICCE, IMS, Computing and Art - is set to launch at Goldsmiths this month.

    Wed, 04 Feb 2015 09:26:36 GMT
  • Holocaust educational app launched to mark 70th anniversary

    On the 70th anniversary of the Holocaust, a new app developed in partnership with Goldsmiths, University of London aims to provide new insights into the Holocaust and preserve the voices of survivors for future generations.

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:31:16 GMT
  • Goldsmiths marks Holocaust Memorial Day

    On Tuesday 27th January, Goldsmiths will mark Holocaust Memorial Day with its largest memorial service to date.

    Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:02:31 GMT
  • Eimear McBride named on the Goldsmiths Prize 2015 judging panel

    Award-winning author Eimear McBride has been announced as one of the four judges for this year’s Goldsmiths Prize, to reward boldly original fiction.

    Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:40:33 GMT

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