In this post, Katie Tindle of SRHE shares some behind-the-scenes insights of academic conference organising, in particular the process of choosing a conference format which works.
Helen Perkins introducing Dr Neil Harrison, Dr Foluke Adebisi, Dr Ibrar Bhatt and Dr Elizabeth Hauke at the SRHE International Conference 2019, the most recent SRHE Conference. Continue reading “Where next? Things to consider when choosing conference format (Katie Tindle)”
What can poetry tell us about the future of academic conferences and our engagement with them?
In this post Lee Smith reflects on the experience of attending the same conference twelve years apart and the high and low points of online versus in person conferences and symposia.
In this post, Geoff Lewis explores some of the challenges that online conferences have posed for the research community as well as the possibilities these virtual events present for the future.
In this post Bing Lu contemplates the new framework of power constituted in online conferences and calls to all conference community members to consider creative ways of practicing inclusive conferencing online.
In this post Jyothsna Belliappa considers why conference organisers might experiment with conference meals to enhance inclusive community building.
In this post Kristy Kelly explains the value of using feminist frameworks as face-to-face gatherings move online.
‘Sister Outsider’, Audre Lorde’s famous collection of essays, is imbued with conferences. How might this work have differed if it had taken place in the COVID era of online conferences…?
In a time where question marks hover around the value of traditional scholarly conferences, AskHistorians are experimenting with new modes of gathering that more fully engage the potential of digital events.
In this post the future of conferences is explored using the experiences of the “Ecology and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Studies” Conference, Sept. 18-21, 2019