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Performing Arts

AACORN  
ACORN's intent is to develop and promote the field of organizational art and aesthetics. We wish to provide a wide range of forums where researchers and teachers interested in connecting art, aesthetics, and creative practice within organizational and work settings can meet, exchange ideas, share resources, and experiment with new forms of thinking and practice.

AHDS-PERFORMINGARTS  
Discussion and news list for AHDS Performing Arts, covering digital data resources for research in music, film, video, theatre, broadcasting arts, performance art and dance.

AHRC-CREATIVEWRITING-RESEARCH  
A list linked to discussions of research discussions in creative writing as relates to research council considerations around AHRC Creative Writing research training project (2005-2007)

APAC  
The APAC list facilitates discussion and information exchange among people working in performing arts collections and related research fields. The list provides a forum for queries and for disseminating news about performing arts collections primarily in the UK. Further information and resources can be found on our website: www.performingartscollections.org.uk

ARTS-MANAGEMENT-POLICY  
This list will provide forum for debate and information on contemporary issues of Arts Management and Cultural Policy and a networking resource for researchers and teachers.

BAFTSS  
This list is used by the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies to make announcements relevant to teachers and researchers in these areas.

BARN  
This list is used to make announcements about British-based audio-visual research events, publications and projects.

BBC-HISTORY  
This list is for those who are working on or who are interested in any aspect of BBC history, to keep members in touch with each other,with current work and to publicise events.

BEYONDTEXT  
This list is used by Beyond Text award holders,their collaborators and the associated Arts and Humanities Research Council research community to disseminate information about the individual projects within the 5 year strategic programme.

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.

BRIT-MUS-NET  
This list is a forum for the discussion of British music of all types composed after c. 1900, and for announcements of events, publications, etc. associated with the Post-1900 British Music Network and with the study and discussion of post-1900 British music in general.

BUISKA  
This mailing list is to support activities for the British Universities in South Korea Arts group. It is to help support collaborative activities in South Korea for this consortium of universities who specialise in Art.

CAREFORTHEFUTURE  
This list is used for announcements for the AHRC's 'Care for the Future: Thinking Forward through the Past' theme award holders and researchers. These communications may include information about theme events, award holder events, opportunities for networking and further awards, and other theme-related information.

CAS  
The Computer Arts Society was founded in 1968.

CHILDREN-MEDIA-UK  
Children-Media-UK aims to provide a space in which academics, regulators and those working in the media industries can engage in critical debate about children and all forms of media (e.g. TV, video, film, computers, etc).

CIRCUSRESEARCHNETWORK  
The Circus Research Network (Britain and Ireldand)exists to promote and facilitate research relationships between circus practitioners and researchers.

CIRO  
This is an email list for members of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Opera Studies hosted by the School of Music, Cardiff University.

CM-IN-HE  
This is used to discuss issues of interest and concern in relation to the learning, teaching and assessment of community music in higher education.

CMCA  
This list has been retained 29/04/2016. 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 This list if for people involved or interested in the computational modelling of creative behaviour and/or analysis in the fine, applied and performing arts.

CMGSANDR  
CMGS&R exists to inform academics, practitioners, students and researchers about the use and practice of creative methods for research on gender, sex and relating. Creative methods allow us to tap into new and different experiences that go beyond words. The list communicates this kind of research. It also acts as an inclusive and dedicated space to promote creative methods in gender, sex and relating through publications and events.

CMR-ANNOUNCE  
CMR-announce is an email news list maintained by the Contemporary Music Research Unit at Goldsmiths, University of London (www.gold.ac.uk/cmru). The list is used for general announcements relating to the composition, performance, and aesthetics of contemporary music. To post a message to this mailing list for distribution to other members, please email it to CMR-announce@jiscmail.ac.uk To unsubscribe click: https://WWW.JISCMAIL.AC.UK/cgi-bin/webadmin?SUBED1=CMR-ANNOUNCE&A=1

CPP  
This list is for academics and researchers interested in being informed about the activities of the Centre for Performance Philosophy - a research centre at the University of Surrey.

CREATIVE-CRITICAL  
This list is for students and researchers of all disciplines who share an interest in creative critical writing. It is used to announce events, calls for papers, publications and other relevant material and, so doing, to foster a sense of community around creative-critical work.

CREATIVE-ROBOTICS-NETWORK-INFO  
Mailing list for discussing matters related to a proposed Creative Robotics Research Network - robotics, mechatronics and animatronics in the creative industries.

CRONEM  
RESEARCHING HOW EUROPEAN INTEGRATION SHAPES THE WAY WE LIVE The Centre for Research on the European Matrix (CRonEM) is a new multidisciplinary research centre housed in the School of Politics at the University of Surrey. At CRonEM, we research European integration as a matrix of overlapping layers of governance, institutions and processes that shape how people of this continent live their lives and are governed, as well as how Europe engages the rest of the world. Our Mail Group will keep interested parties informed of our events and will also allow members to exchange information with each other. CRONEM was previously known as the Centre for Research on Nationalism, Ethnicity and Multiculturalism. A legacy page which hosts information about CRONEM’s previous work and events (2004-12) will be available soon at www.surrey.ac.uk/cronem Please see below an archive of previous postings (September 2005 - August 2012).

CUKASADMIN  
This list has been retained 30/07/2014 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 Mailbase for users of the Cukas system

CULTURAL-POLICY-IRELAND  
Cultural Policy Observatory Ireland: an all island research network is aimed at growing, connecting and profiling academic research relating to cultural policy across the island of Ireland. It is a collective venture which will be of interest to those whose work explores the value, impact and functions of arts and cultural policies (both implicit and explicit) on the island of Ireland. www.culturalpolicyireland.org

CULTURALPARTICIPATION  
A group to spark and facilitate discussion on Participation and Engagement in the Arts and a place for members to share research.

CWL-RESEARCH  
Mailing list for research in the Creativeworks London AHRC Knowledge Exchange Hub.

CYBERTHEATRES  
Cybertheatres is a list devoted to the discussion and exchange on networked performance practices and visions, that is, performances that employ the Internet and / or other networking technologies and techniques as media, but also as hybrid spaces - cybernetic stages. other than networked performance, the list has also an interest in diverse hybrids between theatre / performance and technology.

DANCEHE  
For SCODHE members to discuss the national picture in terms of dance in higher education.

DANCEHEMEMS  
Closed list for UK Dance Department members who have paid current membership fees.

DASH  
Announcement list for digital and electronic arts histories

DIGITALTEXTILEDESIGN  
This list provides a communication resource for those who are interested in the art, design, research and technologies associated with textiles. Examples include digital textile design and printing, 3D textiles, smart textiles and wearables, digitally enabled interior fabrics, etc.

DRAMATURGY-FORUM  
A forum for the exchange of ideas and contacts for all those involved in the theory and practice of dramaturgy

ELEARNING-MUSIC-ARTS-HE  
This list is an area for e-learning specialists working in Conservatoires and other specialist arts institutions. It is for discussion of any issues around supporting and #implementing learning technologies to support teaching in music and the arts.

EMBODIMENT  
Embodiment is the bodily aspect of subjectivity. It underpins emotion, language, thought and social interaction.

EVENT-MARKETING  
The event marketing list enables academics and selected practitioners to discuss current research and issues in this growing field of marketing. Encompasses experiential marketing activities and all forms of promotional events. Areas of interest are: design and creativity; event marketing and IMC; effectiveness evaluation etc.

FESTIVAL  
To support cooperation between researchers concerned with the use of digital technologies in the theatre and theatre education

FLASHMOB  
This list has been retained 14/08/2014 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 To discuss and convene flashmob and related place-specific performative activities to inform performance research.

GEOHUMANITIES-FORUM  
This email list supports the international, interdisciplinary GeoHumanities community. It will offer a space for discussion and information exchange between scholars and practitioners interested in the intersections of geographical themes- space, place, landscape, environment, the urban and mobilities and arts and humanities scholarship and practice.

HANNAH-MACLURE-ARTS-CENTRE  
The University of Abertay' s Hannah Maclure Centre works with contemporary and interdisciplinary cultural producers and artists from the UK and abroad, as well as supporting teaching activity and developing opportunities with staff and students.

HERCULES  
Many different disciplines are interested in Hercules. This list is for anyone interested in the hero in any medium or period. Researchers and artists of all kinds can use it to find: i) information about Hercules in particular genres/media/periods, and ii) potential collaborators for projects.

IASPMUK-AND-I  
A discussion list for members of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music UK and Ireland branch.

ICPAT  
Forum dedicate to exploring Intercultural Competence in Performing Arts Training, Pedagogy, Curriculum and Teaching Practices.

ISEA  
Founded in the Netherlands in 1990, ISEA International (formerly Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts) is an international non-profit organisation fostering interdisciplinary academic discourse and exchange among culturally diverse organisations and individuals working with art, science and technology. The main activity of ISEA International is the annual International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA).

JOANPLUS  
A joint communication list for members of the JOAN+ project, a joint initiative of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama, Creative and Cultural Skills and a number of FE colleges marking the centenary of the birth of Joan Littlewood

LABANARIUM  
This list will be used to make announcements to the Labanarium community made of movement and dance, students, scholars, academics and practitioners.

LIVEART  
Information and discussion relating to Live Art, Performance Art and New Performance.

LUCEM  
The LUCEM mailing list is used for the discussion, distribution and the exchange of information relating to the study of English music. URL: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/lucem

MEDIA-ARTS-AND-DANCE  
This list is used by its members to announce and discuss theory, research, critical discourse, publications, conferences, networking and curatorial approaches in the field of screen based dance, including single screen cinema or television works, installation and net based work.

METH  
This list has been retained 17/02/2016 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 Discussion list for Medieval English Theatre

METHNET  
This list has been retained 14/08/2014 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 List for announcements from the AHRC ICT Methods Network and discussion surrounding its activities

MIDDLEBROW-NETWORK  
This is a monthly email digest of events, publications, calls for papers etc of interest to scholars working on the 'middlebrow'.

MOVEMENT  
This list has been retained 07/08/2014 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 To facilitate communication between teachers, researchers and practitioners in movement for actors.

MUS-PERF-REC  
A list for the discussion of musical performance as documented by recordings. Topics include the history and analysis of performance style; the technical, social and economic history of recording; discography; performers.

MUSIC-GRIDS  
A discussion list on the use of GRID technologies in musical applications

MUSIC-SINCE-1900  
This list is associated with the Biennial International Conference on Music since 1900 and is intended for the scholarly discussion of all aspects of music since 1900.

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.

NEXT-ARTS-PROFESSIONALS  
This list has been retained 17/02/2016 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 Sharing knowledge on the new frontiers of professional development in the management of arts and cultural organisations and institutions and the new modes of engagement that might enhance their role in our society

NPS  
The Northern Premodern Seminar (formerly the Northern Renaissance Seminar) is an ongoing seminar series concerned with literature and culture 1250 to 1700.

OPERA-SCHOLARS  
A list for the discussion of developments in opera scholarship and research. Conference announcements may be included.

OPPS  
This list has been retained 29/09/2015 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 This mailing list emerged from the workshop on performance and political subjectivity held as part of the Oecumene Symposium "Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship" at the Open University (Feb 6-11th, 2012). It is meant to allow participants to further conversations started in the workshop.

PAL-DISCUSS  
This list has been retained 17/02/2016 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 This list is for discussion related to the activities of PALATINE, the Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Dance, Drama and Music. PALATINE aims to support and enhance learning and teaching in dance, drama music,performance and theatre studies in higher education through the discussion and sharing of ideas and practice.

PARIP  
The PARIP mailing list is used for the discussion of scholarly and creative issues raised by practice as research in the disciplinary fields of performance: theatre, dance, film, video and television.

PAT  
This list is used as a discussion forum for Further and Higher Education theatre technicians, teachers, lecturers and the research community.

PERF-STUD-NET  
PERF-STUD-NET is the email forum of the Performance Studies Network, which is hosted by the AHRC Research Centre for Musical Performance as Creative Practice (CMPCP). The Network aims to facilitate interaction between musicians and scholars working across a spectrum of disciplines, to develop an increasingly inclusive and cohesive community of performance studies specialists and other interested parties, and to lay the foundation for continuing dialogue and collaboration into the future. PERF-STUD-NET is open to anyone who wishes to exchange ideas and be kept informed about performance-related research, events and activities taking place around the world.

PERFORMANCESCIENCECREATIVITY  
This list brings together scholars working in the intersection between the sciences and the arts including, but not limited to, sci-art collaborations, the use of the arts in science communication and the use of scientific methodologies in performance, film and dance studies.

PIE  
This list provides a means of communication between the individuals representing those organisations that constitute Partnerships in English in the periods between meetings.

PODCASTING  
This list is designed to foster a network for researchers and practitioners working with podcasting in any subject area within higher learning institutions. Links with the industry are also desirable since commercial applications of podcasting are currently more prevalent than academic ones.

POETRYETC  
Poetryetc provides a venue for a dialogue relating to poetry and poetics, promoting specific projects for internet and print publication, and providing a forum for you to debate your own critical and creative work.

POPP  
This list service is used to support dialogue, networking and collaboration between practice-as-research postgraduate students and early career researchers across the Arts and Humanities in Scotland.

PROFILE-GROUP  
A forum for research and mutual support of practitoners of performance lighting in uk higher education.

PSI  
This list has been retained 29/09/2015 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 (PSi) is a professional association promoting communication and exchange among scholars and practitioners working in the field of performance.

PSI-EXTRA  
An international discussion and information list regarding performance, practice and theory

PSI-PPWG  
This is an list for the members of a performance and philosophy working group. The group is primarily made up of staff from UK HE institutions, but also includes PhD and Masters students and some international members. The List will be used to discuss research, communicate information regarding forthcoming meetings and so forth.

PSYCHOANALYSIS-NET-ARTS  
This list is used by members of the Network at the IGRS to discuss issues related to psychoanalysis and creative/performing arts

PSYCHOGEOGRAPHY  
This list covers the field of psychogeography in its broadest sense, including: all forms of urban walking practices and methods, critiques of the built environment (as they pertain to identity and the aesthetics of the city), subjective/emotional/vernacular cartography, and analysis of the spectacle. The content circulated may take the form of research, texts, events, calls for papers, conferences, festivals and so on.

QUEERSCREENS  
This interdisciplinary mailing list aims to bring together researchers focused on diverse aspects of queer representation, ranging from film and TV to performance and periodicals, as well as to theorise and queer the screen as a medium.

RADICAL-MUSICOLOGY  
This list has been retained 07/08/2014 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 is a list for the editorial board members for the journal Radical Musicology.

RADICAL-MUSICOLOGY-COLLECTIVE  
This list has been retained 07/08/2014 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 Email list for members of the editorial collective (not board) of the journal Radical Musicology

RMA-PRAC-RESEARCH  
This list promotes discussion of practice as research in music.

ROBOT-ANTHROPOLOGY  
Group for researchers from the social sciences, arts, humanities re: the social/cultural issues of robots.

RUNNING-CULTURES  
A platform for cross disciplinary discussion on the cultural, social and political agency of running.

SCI-ART-MET  
Sci-Art-Met is a platform for collaborative action, bringing together the best of interdisciplinary research and holistic practitioners for action on global health and wellbeing.

SCIARTMANCHESTER  
This list will bring together the Greater Manchester community working in and around art and science collaborations. While predominantly interested in helping the university sector produce more collaboration and more work, we want to reach out to artists and the wider science sector to share opportunities, ideas, and events. If you are interested in art and science - broadly understood - then this is for you! This includes bioart, nanoart, media art, and all areas of scientific research, including the social sciences, arts and humanities. Regardless of your discipline, if you are interested in bringing art and science closer together, then please subscribe.

SCOTTISHCULTURALPOLICYNETWORK  
This list is intended to support the development of a community of scholars interested in the specificities of Scottish Cultural Policy and Management. It will make announcements about research, publications, projects and events.

SCUDD  
SCUDD is the The Standing Conference of University Drama Departments, the major UK organisation of Drama (and equivalents, eg. Theatre, Performance) in Higher Education. Subscription to the List is open to SCUDD members and other interested parties.

SFFS  
This list is used by the Scottish Film Festival Studies network to make announcements relevant to film festival practitioners, scholars and researchers in Scotland and beyond.

SGFA  
On May 17th 2012, the research event, Sound::Gender::Feminism::Activism took place at CRiSAP (Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice), London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. This was a postgraduate event focused on the role of gender in the sonic arts with the aim to stimulate dialogue around discourses related to feminism and sound, and to establish a network of researchers and practitioners working in these areas. This list is established as a means to extend the networking capabilities for researchers and practitioners working within these areas, to further dialogue and to make announcements to the research community about programs, events, publications and projects of interest.

SIBMAS  
This list is used by members of SIBMAS to exchange news and views on the care and documentation of performing arts collections

SISIG  
This is the mailing list for the Screen Industries Special Interest Group (SISIG) of the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies (BAFTSS).

SOUNDCULTURES  
This list is used by the Centre for Sound Cultures, founded at Queen Mary University, to discuss events and research in various disciplines and none, within and outside of higher education institutions.

STARTING-OUT  
This list has been retained 28/04/2016 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 This list is a discussion list for new and early career lecturers in dance, drama and music and other performing and creative arts disciplines. The aim of the list is to provide a forum for the sharing, discussion and dissemination of ideas, issues, concerns and questions related to enhancing learning and teaching in practice- and studio-based disciplines.

STRAP  
Stage Translation Research Adaptation Practice is an international discussion forum for researchers and practitioners interested in stage translation and adaptation. It is intended that this forum will help subscribers to create networks and further the discipline.

SUPPRESSED-MUSIC  
The suppressed-music mailing list is used to exchange information about composers writing music under totalitarian and other repressive regimes, not least those of Nazi Germany and Austria and Communist central and eastern Europe.

TAPRA  
This list is used by the Theatre and Performance Research Association to facilitate scholarly exchanges among research communities in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

THEATREANDDRAMA  
This group is for people who wish to explore and encourage the use of theatre and drama in qualitative research and teaching

TUNES-RESEARCH  
To promote dialogue on the study of melodic recurrence, transmission and transformation. Historical, comparative, ethnographic, computational, archival approaches welcome. International, inter- and intra-cultural perspectives welcome. Open to all bona fide researchers with relevant interests.

UWSCREATIVE  
Email list for research and PhD community of the UWS School of Creative and Cultural Industries.

VOICE  
Voice and speech practitioners working in HE and the creative industries.

WAN  
The Walking Artists Network seeks to connect those who define themselves as walking artists, or who are interested in walking as a mode of art practice through a series of meetings and an online interface. We hope to share examples of our walking practices, and the practices that inspire; to ask how we might define walking art as a medium, and whether attempting a definition is a fruitful method for generating discussion and debate; to explore the multi-disciplinary routes to walking as an art practice. This list is for all who define themselves as walking artists, or who are interested in walking as a mode of art practice.

WELSHSTUDIES  
A forum for Welsh Studies, including but not limited to Welsh Writing in English and Welsh History.

WIRAD  
WIRAD aims to become Wales' premier Art & Design research institution and an internationally significant player in the Art & Design research field by building on the research excellence and talent that Wales possesses. This list is part of a pan-Wales resource for Art & Design research.

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