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Dr Michael Scott discovers more of Italy’s Invisible Cities: 4 Jan 9pm BBC One

Following the revelations uncovered in Rome’s Invisible City, classicist at the University of Warwick Dr Michael Scott and presenter Alexander Armstrong are set to hit the road again for three new adventures. This time, they’re travelling through three of Italy’s most fascinating cities – Naples, Venice and Florence – to bring a fresh perspective to 2,000 years of history.

Mon 19 December 2016, 11:29 | Tags: Classics, Arts, Art

University of Warwick public sculpture wins prestigious Marsh Award

A sculpture on the University of Warwick campus by one of Britain’s greatest living artists has been awarded the Public Monuments and Sculpture Association’s (PMSA) Marsh Award for excellence in public sculpture 2016.

Fri 11 November 2016, 14:35 | Tags: Arts, Community and region, Art

Eddie Izzard to bring Stand up for Europe tour to University of Warwick

Eddie Izzard today (Monday 23rd May) kicked off a new campaign to visit 31 cities in the next 31 days in a bid to get young people to register for the referendum and vote to stay in Europe. As part of this tour he will deliver a speech about his views and take part in a Q&A in the Warwick Arts Centre at 12:30 on Thursday 8 June 2016.


Exhibition tells the story of Venice and Aristotle

The University of Warwick and the Marciana Library (http://marciana.venezia.sbn.it) are pleased to announce the exhibition Venice and Aristotle (c. 1450-c. 1600): From Greek and Latin to the Vernacular, to be held in the Sale Monumentali of the Marciana Library in Venice, from 21 April to 19 May 2016.


Shakespeare scholars celebrate the bards impact on Bollywood

Prominent director Vishal Bhardwaj has been announced as part of the line-up for Indian Shakespeares on Screen, a festival celebrating the influence of England’s most famous cultural icon on the world’s largest film industry.

Tue 19 April 2016, 15:43 | Tags: University of Warwick, Arts, Shakespeare, Art, English

Secrets of the Projection Box to be revealed at Flatpack Film Festival

As film reels have made way for digital files, cinema craft has changed. Researchers from the University of Warwick, working with photographer Richard Nicholson are giving members of the public privileged access to a realm most cinema-goers never venture, the projection box.

Thu 07 April 2016, 11:10 | Tags: Arts, Film and television, Exhibition, Art, Film

Chemists celebrate International Women's Day with life changing crystal research

Researchers from the University of Warwick’s Chemistry department use their skills to analyse crystals with life changing applications. Their work helps to improve the composition of drugs, improve fungicides, enhance drug development and benefit industry.

Fri 04 March 2016, 10:21 | Tags: Sciences, Research, Chemistry, Art

University of Warwick hosts free talk on ‘Freedom of Speech’ by Attorney General Jeremy Wright MP

Jeremy Wright, MP for Kenilworth and Southam and Attorney General, chief legal adviser to the government is giving a talk on ‘Freedom of Speech’ followed by a Q and A session at the University of Warwick on Friday 6 November.

Thu 05 November 2015, 13:25 | Tags: Awards, History of art, Art, Academic Staff

Landmark publications and research by University of Warwick academics awarded Bainton Book Prizes for Art History and Reference

Several members of the Warwick community have been recognised by the international Sixteenth Century Society this month for their outstanding publications that showcase Warwickshire’s rich cultural heritage.

Thu 05 November 2015, 13:24 | Tags: Awards, History or art, Art, Researchers, Academic Staff

Ashmolean researchers team up with staff and student volunteers from University of Warwick to bring Roman history to life in Oxford

The Ashmolean Latin Inscriptions project, a collaborative project between the University of Warwick and the Ashmolean Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents is organising ‘The Walking Dead’, as part of the Ashmolean’s DEADFriday Event on 30th October 2015.

Tue 27 October 2015, 15:59 | Tags: Classics, Students, Art, Academic Staff

University of Warwick opens new Centre for Television History, Heritage and Memory Research

The University of Warwick’s Department of Film and Television Studies, in collaboration with the Centre for Cultural Policy studies, is opening a new Centre for Television History, Heritage and Memory Research on Wednesday 28th October 2015.

Tue 27 October 2015, 15:58 | Tags: Film and television, Art, Film, Academic Staff

English lecturer to tell the history of Black and Asian Shakespearean theatre at acclaimed photography exhibition

Warwick University’s Professor Tony Howard is discussing the history of Black and Asian Shakespearean theatre in Britain and introducing the exhibition ‘Tell my story’ which celebrates Black performers’ crucial but undervalued contribution to our understanding of Shakespeare - the greatest cultural symbol of ‘Britishness’.

Thu 22 October 2015, 15:40 | Tags: Community, Theatre, Art

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