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ABIL  
This list is used by the Association of British and Irish Lusitanists to circulate to its members announcements of its activities and all information relating to the aims of the Association.

ADHFM  
Mailing List for the IASFM Working Group for Archiving and Documentation of History of Forced Migration. The Working Group seeks to document and preserve original history of forced migration at both national and international levels. We would like to generate new partnerships and networking opportunities for developing forced migration archives and for helping with the creation of knowledge on, and the collection, documentation and preservation of forced migration history. We recognise that there is a needto work on how knowledge in the field of forced migration is created/ produced and maintained. Our aim for this Working Group, therefore, will be to bring together researcher, academics, librarians, archivists, activists, advocates (i.e.NGOs) who are either interested in the history of forced migration and related fields, or are interested in the care and preservation of the archival and library collections that help to preserve the often hidden voices of the migration journey. With a focus on networking on history of forced migration, we will also address the growing critique of the divide between experts and forced migrants themselves. We would like to take steps to ensure that the documentation of testimonies associated with the migration journey are actively preserved. <HTML> Mailing List for the IASFM Working Group for Archiving and Documentation of History of Forced Migration. The Working Group seeks to document and preserve original history of forced migration at both national and international levels. We would like to generate new partnerships and networking opportunities for developing forced migration archives and for helping with the creation of knowledge on, and the collection, documentation and preservation of forced migration history. We recognise that there is a needto work on how knowledge in the field of forced migration is created/ produced and maintained. Our aim for this Working Group, therefore, will be to bring together researcher, academics, librarians, archivists, activists, advocates (i.e.NGOs) who are either interested in the history of forced migration and related fields, or are interested in the care and preservation of the archival and library collections that help to preserve the often hidden voices of the migration journey. With a focus on networking on history of forced migration, we will also address the growing critique of the divide between experts and forced migrants themselves. We would like to take steps to ensure that the documentation of testimonies associated with the migration journey are actively preserved. </HTML>

AFGHANSTUDYGROUP  
This list has been retained 21/07/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list- contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Bringing together researchers, scholars, citizens, journalists, politicians, civil servants working in/on Afghanistan

ANTHROPOLOGYDIG  
Disciplinary Interest Group(DIG) for Anthropology is Primary concerned with teaching and learning but recognizes overlap with research It has the following remit: 1. To monitor and feedback to the discipline on developments in the Higher Education Academy 2. Make sure that anthropology has a voice 3. Identifying sources of Teaching and Lerning Funding and supporting bids.

AREA-STUDIES-NETWORK  
This is the list of the Area Studies Network which is co-ordinated by the Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. The Network brings together colleagues involved in the teaching of HE programmes in Area Studies and in the disciplines that contribute to those programmes. This list is for the discussion of issues relating to the teaching of Area Studies e.g. interdisciplinary learning, benchmarking, non-specialist learners, residence abroad, programme design, marketing and recruitment. It may also be used to disseminate information relating to Area Studies events and publications.

ARZAWA  
ARZAWA aims to provide a platform for communication and collaboration between scholars working on the Late Bronze and Early Iron Ages (ca. 1600-500 BCE) in Western Anatolia.

BACS  
This list is used by BACS to make announcements to circulate information from its members and associates with reference to Chinese Studies. Please note that subscription to this list does not mean that you become a member of BACS. To become a member, visit our website at www.bacsuk.org.uk.

BAKS  
Announcements and discussion list for the Korean Studies community in the United Kingdom.

BASA  
BASA was established in 1991 to encourage research in the history of Black and Asian peoples in Britain. BASA organises workshops for teachers, participates in education conferences, and campaigns on educational and institutional racism issues. In 1999, BASA established the Black and Asian Archives Working Party (now the BASA Research Resources Working Party):BASA-research-resources@jiscmail.ac.uk.

BFE  
This is the public mailing list of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology. It is used for announcements about events/conferences/publications/services/projects/programmes pertaining to ethnomusicology and other related disciplines.

BME-HE-NETWORK  
This list is used to exchange information on research, projects and best practice with regard to the participation of ethnic minorities in Higher Education, and issues of concern to academic and other staff in HEIs, who are of BME origin.

BME-WALES-HISTORY-ARTS-CULTURE  
The primary aim of this e-group will be to promote collaborative research and the dissemination of findings from academic and community-based studies, projects, and initiatives, as well as fostering the exchange of information re. meetings, seminars, conferences etc of mutual interest. The majority of messages will comprise progress reports of existing projects; information regarding new course modules and research findings; feedback re. key government and art councils policies and strategies; as well as listings of events, conferences, and seminars and funding opportunities. The membership will include academic and community researchers, practitioners, archivists, curators, librarians, and community activists and local historians. Equally important are people based in voluntary arts and cultural organisations, art councils, art centres, and interested members of the public.

BME-WALES-HISTORY-ARTS-CULTURE  
The primary aim of this e-group will be to promote collaborative research and the dissemination of findings from academic and community-based studies, projects, and initiatives, as well as fostering the exchange of information re. meetings, seminars, conferences etc of mutual interest. The majority of messages will comprise progress reports of existing projects; information regarding new course modules and research findings; feedback re. key government and art councils policies and strategies; as well as listings of events, conferences, and seminars and funding opportunities. The membership will include academic and community researchers, practitioners, archivists, curators, librarians, and community activists and local historians. Equally important are people based in voluntary arts and cultural organisations, art councils, art centres, and interested members of the public.

BRIDGE  
BRIDGE is a network for PG students from any University and any discipline, with a research interest in East Asia. BRIDGE aims to circulate information on events, opportunities and activities relevant to East Asian Studies.

BSA-RACE-ETHNICITY  
This list is used by the Race & Ethnicity Study Group (British Sociological Association), to make announcements of forthcoming events and programmes.

BSA-SOCIOLOGY-OF-THE-ARTS  
The mailing list will be used by the BSA Sociology of the Arts Study Group, which brings together individuals interested in, and working with, creative industries, artists, designers, curators or those in other artistic fields. The list will be used to encourage academic discussion, to advertise events, and to facilitate collaborations between academics, practitioners and enterprise.

BULGARIA-DISCUSS  
This list has been retained 05/09/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The aim of the mailing list is to establish a discussion and information forum for HE staff with specific interests in Bulgaria (language, history, culture, current reforms, collaboration in HE projects, etc).

BURUNDIRESEARCHNETWORK  
The Burundi Research Network is a group for all researchers working on and/or in Burundi. This mailing list would enable researchers to share information and know about new projects, publications, conferences calls, etc.

CAMHS  
This is a dedicated mailing list for CAMHS professionals to enable them to discuss issues, exchange information, gain and provide support to peers, problem solve etc in order to develop culturally competent CAMHS services.

CARIBBEAN-STUDIES  
This list is open for all members of the Society for Caribbean Studies based in the UK, as well as students and academics who are working on or interested in issues related to the Caribbean. The aim of the list is to facilitate discussion between the members on issues related to the Caribbean

CEELBAS-MASTERS  
This list has been retained 10/02/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The CEELBAS Masters Postgraduate Network provides a forum for Masters degree students at all of the CEELBAS institutions to share information about forthcoming events and activities in Russian and East European Studies.

CENTRALASIA  
Scholarly network for scholars working on the history and archaeology of Central Asia, with special reference to the Hellenistic period.

CHEM-CSCST-UK  
Discussion list for the Chinese Society of Chemical Science and Technology, UK. Its members are mainly UK university students and staff who are Chinese, from China, or speak Chinese. Topics will include chemistry, chemical engineering and related subjects.

COLLATE  
This list has been retained 25/11/2013 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This mailing list has been set up for users of the computer program Collate, developed by Peter Robinson to assist in the production of scholarly editions based on many different versions of the one text. The aim of the list is to provide Collate users with a forum.

CONNECTEDSOCIOLOGIES  
This list enables communication between scholars interested in the themes of the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) supported network on Connected Histories/Connected Sociologies: Rethinking the Global.

CONS-SPIRITUAL  
This list will be used by conservators to consider spiritual and ethical considerations when conserving diverse cultural artefacts buildings and interiors

CSIS-ANNOUNCE  
The Centre for the Study of International Slavery (CSIS) is a research partnership between the University of Liverpool and National Museums Liverpool's International Slavery Museum. This list is used to make announcements about the Centre's activities and related events. See www.liv.ac.uk/csis for more information.

CULTURAL-DIVERSITY  
An email list to facilitate discussion of the issues surrounding cultural diversity in museums, libraries and archives.

CULTURAL-MEMORY  
CM explores the construction, manipulation and transmission of memories. CM explores the role played by memory in identity formation. CM explores minority communities, especially work in post-colonial studies. Material studied includes film, literature, art, oral history, anthropology.

CULTURAL-TRANSLATION  
The Cultural Translation and East Asia: Art, Film and Literature mailing list is to encourage and support the development and maintain of this aspect of Asian Studies in the UK and beyond.

DIX-NEUF  
Dix-neuf is a mailing list run under the auspices of the Society of Dix-Neuviémistes. This society was established to provide a scholarly focal point for nineteenth-century French studies in the UK and Ireland. It organizes events bringing together both postgraduates and academics and publishes articles in its online journal.

EASTASIA-RESEARCH  
The list provides an open forum for discussion on issues relating to research on/in East Asia (China, Japan, Taiwan..). It aims to create a network of researchers who are eager to share information & materials, discuss concerns & offer advice in an informal environment.

ENCL-REELC  
The European Network of Comparative Literature / Réseau Européen d'Etudes Littéraires Comparées(ENCL/REELC) provides a joint forum for all National Comparative Literature associations in Europe. It facilitates the exchange of information between countries and promotes international academic collaboration.

ENTREPSTUDIES  
This list supports researchers considering experimental and novel approaches which advance theoretical understanding of the domain of entrepreneurship and its real-life practices, contexts and impacts. This includes researchers drawing on multi-disciplinary perspectives, who seek to expose conceptual anomalies, while developing impactful debates in dialogue with the mainstream of entrepreneurship science.

ETHNO-UK  
This list exists especially for ethnomusicologists (and others whose work intersects with ethnomusicology) who are based in the UK or whose work has a strong UK focus.

ETHNOMUSEUMS  
To promote discussion on issues relating to museum ethnography, its practice and theory. a forum for queries and suggestions covering material culture, anthroplogy and archaeology and museum studies topics. A noticeboard for relevant meetings, conferences or other useful information.

FOLKTALES  
This list is used to facilitate interdisciplinary discussion of folktales, fairy tales and fantasy literature. Contributions may include research enquiries as well information about relevant publications and events.

HEADSOFML  
This list supports the network of Heads of Modern Languages in UK Higher Education.

IALIC  
International Association for Languages and Intercultural Communication

IASSC  
International Association for the Study of Sexuality and Culture: A list for academics and independant researchers working on the study of sexuality and culture. Keywords: Sexuality, Culture, Anthropology

ILM  
Iberian and Latin-American Music mailing list (ILM) enables those engaged on research into music in the Iberian peninsula and Latin America to exchange information and ideas. This includes new archival research, details of relevant conferences, publications and work in progress.

IOSTUDIES  
This list is used as a discussion and information sharing forum by researchers from a variety of academic disciplines who are engaged in the study of societies and cultures of the Indian Ocean Region.

JISC-ISLAMIC-STUDIES  
This list has been retained 24/09/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A list for projects related to Islamic Studies funded by JISC

JLE-UK  
The Japan Foundation London has set up an email discussion list for teachers of Japanese and others interested in Japanese Language Education to exchange views on matters of common interest. The list has been created as a forum both for sharing practical classroom tips and information and also for the discussion of more academic issues.

JOURN-RESEARCH-PRAC  
A forum for discussion on any matter relating to journalism research. The aim is encourage new research networks, to support the exchange of ideas between journalism researchers, and to encourage growth in a discipline through linkages between journalism researchers who are also practitioners.

LANGUAGEFUTURES  
This list would be an email forum for teaching practitioners and researchers involved in the Language Futures project.

LATAM-INFO  
LATAM-INFO provides a forum for the dissemination of information and discussion of matters of common concern amongst subject-specialists, librarians, academic staff, postgraduate students and others in the field of Latin American studies.

LATAMCYBER  
List for those interested in Latin American cultural products created for the Internet, and new discourses, practices and communities generated by such cultural products. See the project blog at: http://latamcyber.wordpress.com/

LCMRS  
This will be the main means of communication for the Liverpool Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (formerly Liverpool Centre for Medieval Studies) - a hub for research, research networking and support in the field of medieval and Renaissance Studies in the UK, and especially in the North West.

MAKING-BRITAIN  
This list is used by the AHRC-funded project 'Beyond the Frame: Indian British Connections', the Arts and Humantieis Research Council-funded follow on project to 'Making Britain: South Asian Visions of Home and Abroad, 1870-1950' (2007-10) to make announcements about conferences, exhibitions, events, publications and workshops.

MANDARINCHINESE4PRIMARYSCHOOLS  
This list is used by the Institute of Education Confucius Institute to support Primary Mandarin. It will provide a forum for the exchange of information, ideas and resources.

MARTS  
The MARTS group aims to provide a forum for discussion on research into martial arts and combat sports; opportunities for collaboration; and announcements of conferences, publications and research projects.

MEDANTHRO  
This list is used by members of the UK Medical Anthropology academic community to disseminate information about meetings, awards and courses and to encourage collaborative research initiatives.

MILITARYCOLLECTIONSGROUP  
A group for members of curatorial and museum support staff from regimental and military museums to discuss collections issues specific to military museums.

MILLENNIALISM  
This list has been retained 09/08/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list- contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A discussion list for scholars working in the field of millennialism/ apocalypse studies. It is moderated by the Centre for Millennialism Studies, Liverpool Hope University, UK.

MMUG  
This is the mailing list for the two networks: 'Multilingualism & Mobility in the Northern & Southern Hemispheres' and 'Understanding Globalisation - Margins and Peripheries'. They are both funded by the Worldwide Universities Network.

MUSEUM-COLLECS  
This list is to discuss the uses of stored collections in UK museums, to assist the UCL research project that is addressing this issue.

MUSICASPOPULARES  
a list for scholars working on world popular musics in Spanish and Portuguese

NARRATIVEINQUIRY  
This cross disciplinary list is for scholars in the area of narrative inquiry broadly who are interested in the aesthetics of their approaches. This cross-fertilisation of social and human science with art and humanities may include, for example, autoethnographers, performance and experimental ethnographers, cultural and communication scholars with an interest in performance, narrative and dialogic narrative researchers, those using the arts in social science enquiry, to name but a few.

PHILSPORT  
Email list for the British Philosophy of Sport Association, for discussion of news, issues, and events.

PHOTOFILE-IGRS  
Discussion list linked to the research network and seminars held at the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, London, and the University of Kent: Photography: Theory, Practice, Debate.

PILAS  
Postgraduates in Latin American Studies (PILAS) is the postgraduate affiliate of the Society for Latin American Studies (SLAS). As an organisation run by and for postgraduate students, PILAS aims to foster interaction among postgraduates working in the field of Latin American Studies at institutions of higher education throughout the United Kingdom, as well as those in Europe and the Americas. Encouraging cross-disciplinary dialogue, our organisation welcomes those working within a range of academic disciplines, as well as those undertaking multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches. Our goal is to establish a supportive community for postgraduate students engaged in the study of Latin America and the Caribbean, both to facilitate communication among postgraduates and to provide a forum for students to exchange experiences, seek advice, and share their research.

POP-NOSTALGIA  
This network is concerned with how the past is consciously and unconsciously referenced and recycled in historic and contemporary popular cultural forms.

POSTGRAD-SFPS  
This list will promote discussion between postgraduates working in the field of Francophone Postcolonial studies, and will inform members of forthcoming SFPS postgraduate events

POSTGRADUATENETWORKBASAS  
This list has been retained 09/05/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is used by the post graduate network of BASAS (British Association for South Asian Studies) to communicate events, exchange information and to make announcements as of relevance to the list members about the functioning of the network, various programs etc.

PSA-SOUTHASIA  
Electronic discussion and announcement list for South Asian politics

RESIDENCE-ABROAD  
A list for university tutors/coordinators of student residence abroad, undertaken as part of degree programmes.

SAALG-LIST  
This list has been retained 01/06/2012 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Discussion list for SAALG.

SAARCH  
The list is concerned with the archaeology and art history of South Asia (India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan). It will give information about conferences and publications, provide a vehicle for swapping information with each other, and be a forum for friendly debate.

SAGS  
This list has been retained 01/06/2012 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A shared mailing list for the growing international community of researchers who are applying Semi-arid Grazing Systems model (SimSAGS) developed at the University of Edinburgh to the investigation of optimal solutions in agriculture and wildlife management.

SCICOMM  
This is a research community for science communication, public engagement, and resarch impact activity in Greater Manchester. It's a place to share, collaborate, and connect.

SEB-EUROPE  
List for members of the European Chapter of the Society for Economic Botany to share news, events, queries and discussions on ethnobotany/economic botany.

TEAL  
This list has been retained 06/12/2013 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list aims to provide a forum for discussion of the issues surrounding the learning cultures of Chinese and other East Asian learners in UK HEIs.

TRANSLATINGCULTURES  
The list will be linked to the Arts and Humanities Research Council 'translating cultures' theme, and will allow discussion of questions relating to this subject area.

URBAN-CHINA  
The aim of this list is to provide a forum on the topics related to URBAN AND REGIONAL STUDIES IN CHINA.

WAR-NET  
An interdisciplinary network for scholars working in war representation.

WOIRN  
WOIRN is a network of women academics working on all aspects of Irish life and culture, from disciplines as varied as sociology, geography, art history, cultural studies, literature and history.

WORLD-HISTORY  
This list has been retained 20/10/2015. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is for discussion of extra-European and world history. Postings are welcome with details of conferences, seminars and publications, as well as requests for information and discussion.

WRITING-AND-THE-DIGITAL-LIFE  
The impact of digital technologies upon writing and lived experience