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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Turing Arts Symposium, 2-6 July 2012, Birmingham, UK

part of the AISB/IACAP World Congress

The Turing Arts Symposium (Birmingham, July 2-6) deadline for papers and RUR related drama 
proposals has been extended as per dates below.

Submissions to Symposia:               Sunday 8 April
Acceptance/rejection Notifications:  Monday 30 April
Final Papers due to symposia:          Friday 1 June

The scope for papers and proposals are via the link below.  We will also consider ideas that 
fit between our scoped areas, to celebrate the ideas and life of Alan Turing.

The Turing Arts Symposium keynote speaker will be Clare Beavan, the director of "Britain's 
Greatest Codebreaker", broadcast on Channel 4 in the UK late last year, starring Ed Stoppard 
as Alan Turing.

We hope you will join us at the Turing Arts symposium in July, and we look forward to hearing 
from if you are currently drafting a paper or drama proposal.
Dr Cate Dowd
Chair of the Turing Arts Symposium