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Thursday Club Call for Projects from January to June 2011  is:

** 30th November ** 2010


The Thursday Club is an open forum discussion group for anyone interested
in the theories and practices of cross-disciplinarity, interactivity,
technologies and philosophies of the state-of-the-art in today's (and
tomorrow's) cultural landscape(s). The Club is supported by the Goldsmith
Digital Studios (GDS) and the Goldsmiths Graduate School.

Originally set up in October 2005 by GDS as a more informal setting for
research discussions, it has grown to include 300 members: artists,
technologists, scientists -- in fact, a growing diversity of people from
different communities worldwide, that are connected via a mailing list and
online forum.

Most importantly, there are regular meetings in 'real' space at the Ben
Pimlott site of Goldsmiths, University of London. Anyone can attend these
events. By keeping these meetings free, informal and open to all, we
provide a platform for diverse and open ended discourse, for people who
perhaps would not have the opportunity to discuss ideas outside of their
chosen discipline.

The Thursday Club brings together people from diverse fields and degrees
of expertise, aiming to initiate discussion and debates among postgraduate
students, researchers, academics, artists, theorists, and other cultural

Since it focuses on interdisciplinary practices, the Club is interested to
experiment with innovative formats of presentation that are appropriate to
the nature of the subject. We particularly welcome the proposal of round
table discussions, panels, screenings, 'hearings', live gigs and
performance lectures. We are also interested to platform experimental
work-in-progress of both practical and theoretical nature.

Submission Materials

1. A 1,000 word proposal that will substantiate your abstract as
well as include information regarding issues of methodologies and format
of presentation (including technical requirements); also, this should
explain why you think that the Thursday Club is an appropriate forum for
the presentation of your work.

2. Title and 200 word abstract of your proposal

3. A 200 word biog

4. Your contact details: name, address, email, telephone number

5. Any relevant web links to your work

6. A jpg of your work (if relevant)

Please send any submissions by email to Prof. Janis Jefferies

<j.jefferies at gold.ac.uk>  and Patrick Tresset<ma701pt at gold.ac.uk>

writing 'Thursday Club Submission' as a Subject.

The deadline for submission of proposals is 5pm 30th November 2010

The submissions will be reviewed by the Thursday Club Advisory Board and you will hear back from us in early January 2011. If we are unable to take your proposal it may have to do with technical issues or travel costs. Apologies to those who applied for this Autumn season and have not had a reply. The board has had some delays so you will receive notification before November 30th. Apologies.

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