“Language and Intangible Cultural Heritage”, 14 June 2024, Dryden Enterprise Centre, Nottingham Trent University City Campus 

14 June 2024| Lounge, Dryden Enterprise Centre, NTU City Campus  Natalie Braber and Nicola McLelland are pleased to invite you to their upcoming event. The UK is currently ratifying UNESCO’s Convention on Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). Although language itself is not covered by this Convention, language is recognised as a vehicle for the expression of heritage and this … Read more

Roundtable discussion “Intellectual property law, artificial intelligence technologies and intangible heritage inventorying in the United Kingdom”, 3 June 2024, Online

3 June 2024| Online This roundtable, organized by the University of Hull, brings together about 35 experts from different backgrounds and disciplines to discuss the implications of managing intellectual property rights and considering artificial intelligence technologies in the context of intangible heritage inventorying in the UK. The aim of the roundtable is to outline key issues, … Read more

Research Environment, Interdisciplinarity and Funding: Setting the Agenda, School of Humanities, University of Hull (3 May 2024)

Join us on 3 May at 10 am in Larkin LT C where Professor Jane Ohlmeyer (Trinity College Dublin) will be in conversation with Professor Joy Porter (School of Humanities). University of Hull, School of Humanities is making a filmed interview/advice session with Professor Jane Ohlmeyer, UoH, Larkin LTC 10am 3 May. Professor Ohlmeyer is Chair of the Irish … Read more

The Historical Association Annual Conference 2024 @ Birmingham (10-11 May 2024)

“Indigenising the curriculum: engaging with indigenous histories“ Joy Porter and Malet Lambert History Subject Lead Nicole Ridley will discuss TSRG’s Knowledge Exchange work with AQA and Pearson, specifically their work to indigenise and re-design the Oxford AQA GCSE History Textbook ‘America 1840-1895’, at the 2024 Historical Association Annual Conference in Birmingham on 10-11 May. The changes made upend existing … Read more

British Academy Global Professorship Summative Event: “Water Futures: Historical Perspectives from Indigenous Ecological Knowledge”, 12 July 2024, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, in person.

12 July 2024| Ashmolean Museum (University of Oxford) British Academy Global Professor Gregory D. Smithers hosts an end-of-project in person symposium on July 12, 2024, at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, entitled “Water Futures: Historical Perspectives from Indigenous Ecological Knowledge”.   This symposium will bring together scholars at different career stages from around the world to consider water futures through the … Read more

Protecting Indigenous peoples’ knowledge

Harvard Law Today The Harvard Law conference “Indigenous Peoples, Traditional Knowledge, and Intellectual Property in International Law” featured in Harvard Law Today “Protecting Indigenous peoples’ knowledge”.

“Indigenous Peoples, Traditional Knowledge, and Intellectual Property in International Law” @ Harvard (15 February 2024)

“TEK and Legal Incommensurability” Joy Porter has been invited to speak at the “Indigenous Peoples, Traditional Knowledge, and Intellectual Property in International Law” conference to be held at Harvard Law School (HLS) on 15 February 2024. The conference addresses philosophical and doctrinal challenges regarding claims for entitlement-like protection for the creative outputs, cultural goods, and … Read more

Call for Papers

Canada, Ireland, and Transatlantic Colonialism: Historical Perspectives. Extended Deadline From May 28 to May 30, 2024, St. Michael’s College, in the University of Toronto, in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs of Ireland, will be hosting a conference titled: “Canada, Ireland, and Transatlantic Colonialism: Historical Perspectives.” The themes of the conference include– Ireland and … Read more

Connected Nations: Indigenous Rights and the Royal Proclamation of 1763

6-7 October 2023 | Queen’s University (Kingston) ‘Connected Nations’ marked the 260th anniversary of the Royal Proclamation of 1763, a document with a complex place in the diplomatic, legal and inter-cultural history of Northeastern North America. The Proclamation has always been considered pivotal, originally as an apparent affirmation of Native rights and latterly as a … Read more