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1 Operationalising empathy in refugee camp design Neysan Zölzer (Mensch) gives a talk for the Design in Humanitarian Innovation panel. Neysan Zölzer 02 Dec 2016
2 Experiences with a threefold humanitarian innovation approach Jochan Bader and Reihaneh Mozaffari, More than Shelters give a talk for the Design in Humanitarian Innovation panel. Jochan Bader, Reihaneh Mozaffari 02 Dec 2016
3 The impact of design for humanitarian action: examples from Design without Borders’ projects Anjali Bhatnagar (Design without Borders), gives a talk for the Design in Humanitarian Innovation panel. Anjali Bhatnagar 02 Dec 2016
4 Art, Design and World War History of Art - Dr Claire O'Mahony Claire O'Mahony 15 Apr 2015
5 Creative Commons A Bardic Rite? Designing the Savoy Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream For a few nights in March 1914 if contemplating buying a theatre ticket in London, there was a brief chance when one could have seen Nijinsky dance at the Palace Theatre one night and the next the new Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Claire O'Mahony 05 Dec 2014
6 Creative Commons Divining the 1920s: Precious Body Image in Vaslav Nijinsky’s 1913 Ballets This paper examines the ways in which dancers’ body image in Vaslav Nijinsky’s 1913 ballets The Rite of Spring and Jeux looked forward to 1920s developments in ballet and fashion. Katerina Pantelides 05 Dec 2014
7 Creative Commons Disruption in Continuity: The Use of Ornament in The Rite of Spring Vaslav Nijinsky’s choreography for the Rite of Spring was structured by movement patterns based on simple geometrical forms – such as circles, triangles, lines and angles – which his dancers incorporated with their bodies and limbs. Alexander Schwan 05 Dec 2014
8 How Disabled Design Changed the History of Modernism. This lecture explores disabled design as an alternative to canonical aesthetic and political histories of David Serlin 16 Oct 2014
9 Designed to Kill: The Social Life of Weapons in Twentieth Century Britain Weapon design and modern warfare. Joanna Bourke 16 Oct 2014
10 Creative Commons The Politics of Memory: Designing the Ganatantra Smarak (Republic Memorial), Kathmandu, Nepal Examination of the design competition of Nepal's republic memorial. Bryony Whitmarsh 30 Sep 2014
11 Creative Commons ‘Public memory and everyday memorials: work of the Imperial War Graves Commission’ The paper highlights tensions that appeared in the near routine collection of trophies for memorials and the design of war cemeteries between British imperial offices and those of former colonies, particularly Australia’s War Records Section. William Taylor 30 Sep 2014
12 Creative Commons Funky Bunkers: The Post-Military Landscape as a Readymade Space and a Cultural Playgound On adapted reuse of military establishments. Per Strömberg 30 Sep 2014
13 Creative Commons Designed to Kill : The Difficult Study of Military Design Design is perceived by most as a positive concept meant to improve people lives. But it is first a means to answer efficiently a specific purpose. How can we morally accept that the act of killing led to the development of an important design industry? Marie-Anne Michaux 30 Sep 2014
14 Creative Commons The secret dollhouse: craft and resistance in Stalinist Estonia My presentation will focus on the subject of nonprofessional craft as a tool of resistance against the official power. I will be concentrating on one particular case study from Soviet Estonia, dating from the 1940s. Triin Jerlei 30 Sep 2014
15 Creative Commons Image Matching on Printed Images in Bodleian Collections Giles Bergel and Andrew Zisserman from the Broadside Ballad Connections project demonstrate new image matching software that allows researchers to track images across early forms of printed literature. Visit http://ballads.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/. Giles Bergel, Andrew Zisserman, Relja Arandjelovic 13 Dec 2012
16 Creativity Lecture 2: Creative Selves, Creative Expression Professor Richard Harper (Microsoft Research, Cambridge) presents on how to design for 'being human' in an age when human-as-machine type metaphors, deriving from Turing and others, tend to dominate thinking in the area. Richard Harper 20 Jun 2011
17 Urban Informatics: The Internet, locative media and mobile technology for urbanites Marcus Foth overviews various urban informatics projects, exploring the communicative ecology of urban residents, community engagement using public history and digital storytelling, and social navigation for mobile urban information systems. Marcus Foth 03 Jul 2009
18 The Second Life of Urban Planning Marcus Foth demonstrates the value of various tools and services (eg Second Life) for engaging people in novel and participatory planning exercises, and for investigating how the public interpret and understand proposed urban designs and urban planning. Marcus Foth 03 Jul 2009
19 'Link' and 'Place': A New Approach to UK Street Planning and Design Prof. Peter Jones (Centre for Transport Studies, UCL) talks on ''Link' and 'Place': A New Approach to UK Street Planning and Design' as part of the OxTran Seminar Series at the Transport Studies Unit, University of Oxford in 2009. Peter Jones 26 Feb 2009