TECHNOLOGY AND EDUCATION. The first international technology and education in the social sciences conference will be held at the University of Stirling, September 5-7. Speakers will include: Peter Cochrane, head of BT research labs; Anne Campbell, the first MP "on-line"; Stephen Heppell, director of Ultralab and Nigel Gardner, director of computing and library services at the University of Ulster. Information: Millsom Henry, SocInfo, CTI Centre for Sociology and the Policy Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA. Tel: +44 01786 467703. Fax: +44 01786 466880. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHOUTS FROM THE STREET.
"Shouts from the Street" (September 7-9) questions how popular cultures in the city and across the media are questioning mainstream assumptions. Academics and practitioners will work in a unique, difficult and potentially exciting format. Information: Maggy Taylor, Manchester Institute for Popular Culture, Tel: 0161 247 3443.
"Postwar Austrian Drama" (September 12-14) specialists in the field share their views and opinions. The event will include the British premiere of Hermann Nitsch's First Abreaction Play. Information: Frank Finlay and Ralf Jeutter, Department of languages , Manchester Metropolitan University. Tel: 0161 247 6186/6189. Email: F.Finlay@MMU.ac.uk. Address: All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH.
ISLAM AND POLITICS.