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University of Exeter: Fragile and irreplaceable images of Devon on view for the first time in a century

EXETER, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thousands of fragile and irreplaceable images of Devon have been preserved for future generations to see thanks to University of Exeter experts. The shots – including famous locations in Exeter and Devon as they looked generations … Read the full press release

Newcastle University alumna Joy Labinjo will launch her first exhibition at Morley Gallery in London

Newcastle upon Tyne, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Emerging artist Joy Labinjo who won one of the art world’s most generous prizes, will launch her first exhibition in London this month. Reflection and debate Joy, who graduated from Newcastle University with … Read the full press release

Commemorative 20 euro coin to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of TUM professor Ernst Otto Fischer

  Munich, Germany, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ernst Otto Fischer, former Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), established a new branch of chemistry with his research on metal-carbon compounds. His work fundamentally changed the prevailing understanding … Read the full press release

University of Warwick Professor Carol Rutter appeared on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time discussing Shakespeare’s best known play Hamlet

Coventry, UK, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Carol Rutter, Professor of Shakespeare and Performance Studies in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick, has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time discuss Shakespeare’s best known, most quoted … Read the full press release

CERN: new edition of the Collide International award in partnership with UK’s leading media arts centre Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT)

GENEVA/LIVERPOOL, 19-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (18 Dec 2017), Arts at CERN has announced a new edition of the Collide International award, in partnership with the UK’s leading media arts centre, FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology). The competition is … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool’s Department of Music part of project aiming to enhance student employability through the introduction of new digital initiatives

LIVERPOOL, 11-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Liverpool’s Department of Music will join five other universities as part of a £1million project aiming to enhance student employability through the introduction of new digital initiatives. The Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) Ensemble+ scheme received … Read the full press release

New exhibition explores the troubled lives of eighteenth and nineteenth century convicts at London Metropolitan Archives

LIVERPOOL, 11-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new exhibition exploring the troubled lives of eighteenth and nineteenth century convicts, produced in collaboration with the University of Liverpool’s Digital Panopticon Project, opens on Monday. Criminal Lives, 1780-1925: Punishing Old Bailey Convicts, runs at the … Read the full press release

University of Dundee closes its 50th Anniversary celebrations with collection of films at D’Arcy Thompson Lecture Theatre on Thursday 7 December

DUNDEE, 05-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Footage of the Queen Mother being installed as the University of Dundee’s first chancellor and Stephen Fry’s hilarious rectorial address will be screened at an event next week. The University’s Archives team have been busy digging … Read the full press release

Loughborough University arts project to explore how music and geography interact

Leicestershire, UK, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — An innovative Loughborough University arts project is to explore how music and geography interact. Radar, the University’s contemporary arts programme that engages with academic research, has announced it will be working with academics from the Department … Read the full press release

Bestselling science fiction authors Philip Reeve and Alastair Reynolds at University of Leicester’s annual Literary Leicester festival

This year’s Literary Leicester to host two bestselling science fiction authors at the National Space Centre on 18 November LEICESTER, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — This year’s Literary Leicester plans to take audiences where no-one has gone before – but might do, … Read the full press release

Loughborough University’s Animation Academy: The Beautiful Frame: Animation and Sport exhibition at the National Football Museum

Leicestershire, UK, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University’s Animation Academy is joining forces with the National Football Museum to present ‘The Beautiful Frame: Animation and Sport’. The exhibition is in residence for three months and begins with a Symposium on animation, … Read the full press release

BMW Open Work launches at Frieze London 2017, October 5 – 8

LONDON/MUNICH, 06-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Enhancing the long-term partnership between BMW and Frieze, BMW Open Work launches at Frieze London 2017 with a new multi-platform commission by New York-based artist Olivia Erlanger. Entitled “Body Electric”, Erlanger’s immersive work unfolds across physical spaces at the … Read the full press release

EBRD: BBC Ukrainian launches its 13th annual literary prize for the best works of fiction in Ukrainian language

LONDON, 19-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BBC Ukrainian has launched its 13th annual literary prize for the best works of fiction in the Ukrainian language – BBC Book of the Year (Книга року BBC 2017) and BBC Children’s Book of the Year (Дитяча … Read the full press release

Eni honored to be the Sole Official Sponsor of the Teatro alla Scala tour in Astana, Kazakhstan

Eni’s commitment to the Teatro alla Scala tour in Astana is demonstrated by its involvement and active participation to an event that takes place during EXPO-2017. During the Astana tour, from the 1st until 9th of September, Teatro alla Scala will perform … Read the full press release

“Heillandi Peking” Ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög haldin í Reykjavík

(Aðeins sem tilvísun og háð viðburðinum) Reykjavík, Íslandi, 02-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — „Heillandi Peking“, ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög var haldin í Reykjavík þann 11. ágúst í boði framkvæmdastjórnar Peking um þróun ferðamála (Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development). Zhang Weidong, kínverski … Read the full press release

Van Gogh Museum placed first in the reputation ranking for Europe by Erasmus University

Van Gogh Museum number one in Europe. AMSTERDAM, 01-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Erasmus University today published a large-scale study of the reputation of the 18 most famous art museums around the world. European respondents placed the Van Gogh Museum first in … Read the full press release

Grammy Winner Coolio & Wrestling Legend Virgil on an Adult Star’s Presidential Ticket – Press Conference

Embarrassed by the state of the country, adult star Cherie DeVille wants to lead by example, bringing change to the country – a Real Person for the People DeVille’s Team features Coolio as Vice President, with WWE great Virgil as … Read the full press release

BMW Motorrad: The Pure&Crafted Festival’s third edition in Berlin with new home at Altes Kraftwerk Rummelsburg

MUNICH, 29-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Pure&Crafted Festival’s third edition went out with a bang under yesterday’s starry late summer night sky. On the grounds of the Altes Kraftwerk Rummelsburg in Berlin, the festival appealed to its audience with a … Read the full press release

Bertelsmann Stiftung: 16th Salzburg Trilogue to discuss how to actively shape globalization

Leading figures from politics, business and culture came together at the 16th Salzburg Trilogue to discuss how to actively shape globalization. A debate on sustainable and fair globalization was essential for the future. The participants agreed that active support for … Read the full press release

EBU: Programmes from 13 different countries nominated for the Rose d’Or award at the 56th annual ceremony in Berlin

Programmes from 13 different countries have been nominated to win a coveted Rose d’Or award at the 56th annual ceremony in Berlin, on 19 September, organized by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). GENEVA, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The list of 40 nominees in … Read the full press release

Amber Valletta, Hartmut Esslinger and Amber Mac at The me Convention organized by Mercedes-Benz and SXSW

FRANKFURT, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The me Convention, initiated and organized by Mercedes-Benz and South by Southwest (SXSW), has recruited more high-calibre speakers: Amber Valletta, fashion icon and entrepreneur, will speak about the circular economy in the fashion industry as part … Read the full press release

Blind photographer Pete Eckert placed the new Volkswagen Arteon on the stage in a very special way

Award-winning photographer’s first automobile project International campaign features 10 extraordinary Arteon motifs and a making-of clip WOLFSBURG, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen is today expanding the international marketing campaign for its new Arteon. The blind American photographer Pete Eckert has placed … Read the full press release

Writer Jon Berry second recipient of the annual Kevin Elyot Award by University of Bristol’s Theatre Collection

Bristol-based playwright and writer Jon Berry has been named as the second recipient of the annual Kevin Elyot Award by the University of Bristol’s Theatre Collection. BRISTOL, 18-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The award, created in the memory of the renowned playwright, … Read the full press release

Blind Children Find New Hope Through Music in Wuhan, China

Beijing, China, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wuhan School for The Blind is the only school of its kind in Hubei province, central China. Not only does it cater to pupils who face enormous challenges because of their disabilities, but it … Read the full press release

University of Dundee: Cooper Summer Residency at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design goes online

DUNDEE, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — This year’s Cooper Summer Residency at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design will be unfolding online as writer and creator Seán Elder shares his work across the internet. Seán will be showcasing ‘Encountering’, an online art … Read the full press release

Artwork by renowned street artist Joe Caslin installed in Trinity College Dublin’s Front Square

DUBLIN, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest large-scale piece of artwork by renowned street artist Joe Caslin was installed in Trinity College Dublin’s Front Square from 2 June to 3 July. This new piece, which was commissioned as part of the Trinity … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Exhibition: The John Lennon Phantom V will travel from Canada to London to join The Great Eight Phantoms

DERBY, 14-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — #GreatPhantoms Today (13.07.2017), Rolls-Royce has announced that it will celebrate the 50th anniversary year of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band in its own way by bringing the colourful Rolls-Royce Phantom V, famous for being … Read the full press release

Photography: HfG Fotoförderpreis presented to Annika Grabold

FRANKFURT, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation together with the Offenbach University of Art and Design (HfG) presented the HfG Fotoförderpreis to Annika Grabold on 30 June. The award, with prize money of €2,500, has been presented since … Read the full press release

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP): Brexit – the Musical to debut at this Summer’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 2-28 August

LONDON, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — An EU lawyer has written an all-singing, all-dancing account of the most divisive ask of the UK’s electorate in modern political history: to Leave or not to Leave, that is the question. Brexit – the Musical … Read the full press release

Exhibition on the role of Canadian servicemen in Folkestone during the Great War at Folkestone Town Hall

KENT, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University’s Gateways to the First World War research centre has helped put together a fascinating exhibition on the role of Canadian servicemen in Folkestone during the Great War. The exhibition, entitled Canada, Folkestone and the Great … Read the full press release