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Jazz and Everyday Aesthetics

Jazz and Everyday Aesthetics is an AHRC-funded research network involving colleagues from the University of Warwick.

Wed 26 October 2016, 10:51 | Tags: Event History

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Classical Texting, "Deep Thinking: The EdStone and Beyond"

Dr David Fearn writes about monumentalisation in ancient and modern thought in "Deep Thinking: The EdStone and Beyond". See here:

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The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser & Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award announces University of Warwick partnership

Please see here for details of an exciting new initiative - a partnership between The Sunday Times, Peters Fraser + Dunlop, and The University of Warwick to give real and substantive support to young writing talent in Britain and Ireland.

Wed 14 December 2016, 10:39 | Tags: Writing Programme, Prizes, awards, long / shortlist

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Dr. Paul Cuff features on new BFI Napoleon Blu-ray/DVD

The British Film Institute has released a momentus new restoration of Abel Gance's masterpiece Napoleon (1927) on Blu-ray/DVD, and Department Associate Fellow Dr. Paul Cuff, who is a world-leading expert on the film, features heavily in the extras: including an essay on the film, an interview with composer Carl Davis, and a full-length audio commentary (which at 332 minutes, we believe may be a record for a single film).

Find out more about the release here:

Wed 28 December 2016, 15:20 | Tags: media News Research impact Research news

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Brexit: Historians Speak

A one day conference considering Brexit from a historical perspective

Sat 14 January 2017, 13:27 | Tags: Conference

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Watch Venice through Dr.Michael Scott's eyes on BBC iPlayer.

Missing Venice or looking forward to heading there this autumn?

Tune in to our colleague from Classics, Dr Michael Scott, exploring the city and its monuments using 3-D technology on BBC iPlayer.

This forms part of a series on invisible cities and you can also watch Naples and Rome on iPlayer for the next couple of weeks.

3-D videos can be accessed here too:

Buon lavoro,

Dr Louise Bourdua
Head of Department
Thu 12 January 2017, 12:26 | Tags: Digital Humanities, General

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Who You Think We Are

JC Niala, Yvette Hutchison and Tim White, who connected through the African Women Playwrights Network, had their proposal for the performance Who you think we are accepted by the Tate Exchange to perform on 14 March in the festival Who Are We? This festival has been designed as a week of engagement, dialogue, debate and lively disruption, asking what it means to belong- across and within borders - in March 2017.

Fri 06 January 2017, 14:54

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Dr Anna Upchurch

We are saddened and shocked to report that on 23rd November 2016 Dr Anna Upchurch passed away, following a short illness. Anna was a Teaching Fellow in the Centre through 2008/2009, teaching on the MA in International Design and Communication Management, before moving to Leeds where she continued to work until shortly before her death. In 2008 she completed her PhD in the Centre, a study of the intellectual origins of the Arts Council; the book resulting from that research, The Origin of the Arts Council Movement was published in the same week as her death. Anna continued to be a friend of the Centre, working with colleagues on research projects, editing a book series for Palgrave Macmillan with her former colleague and friend Dr Ele Belfiore, and participating in the International Conference on Cultural Policy Research.

Anna was an imaginative and empathetic historian of cultural policy, a gifted teacher and a warm, kind-hearted colleague who brought the best out of everybody she worked with. It is a tragedy that her life and career should be cut short. Those of us who knew her will remember her with deep affection, for her generous, open spirit, the interest and care she showed towards her students, and the warmth and kindness she both embodied and inspired. Anna will be greatly missed by her friends and colleagues at Warwick, as well as by the many students, colleagues and friends who were lucky enough to meet her and work with her, at University of Leeds, at Duke University and around the world. If any former students would like to get in touch to share their memories of Anna, we would be happy to pass these on to her family.

Sat 03 December 2016, 17:36 | Tags: Alumni, News

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