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New scholarships for campus based postgraduate research and taught programmes starting in September 2016!

New scholarships for campus based postgraduate research and taught programmes starting in September 2016!
Description
New scholarships available in the School of History and Cultures, including 3x PhD, 9x MA and MRes and 2x PhD/Masters + PhD (1+3).
Date:
15/04/2016

Dr Martin Bommas awarded Fellowship by Getty Research Institute

Dr Martin Bommas awarded Fellowship by Getty Research Institute
Description
Dr Martin Bommas has received an award from the Getty Research Institute, for the project 'Remembering Egypt: the creation of nature within temples of Isis in the Roman world'.
Date:
11/04/2016

BBC Thinking Allowed / British Sociological Association award for Ethnography

BBC Thinking Allowed / British Sociological Association award for Ethnography
Description
Congratulations to Dr Maxim Bolt who has won this years award with his book "Zimbabwe's Migrants and South Africa's Border Farms."
Date:
11/04/2016

Seeking legitimacy: authority and expertise in modern Britain

Seeking legitimacy: authority and expertise in modern Britain
Description
Call for papers for a two-day workshop for postgraduates and early career researchers that aims to explore the relationship between authority and legitimacy in modern Britain.
Date:
08/04/2016

AHRC Early-Career Research Grant for 'Context-Sensitivity in Natural Language'

AHRC Early-Career Research Grant for 'Context-Sensitivity in Natural Language'
Description
Dr Alex Silk has been awarded an AHRC Early-Career Research Grant of £127,588 for the project.
Date:
08/04/2016

Fulbright Award

Fulbright Award
Description
PhD student Reinier Schuur obtained a Fulbright Award to visit the University of Pittsburgh in 2016-2017.
Date:
06/04/2016

British Academy research grant for 'Magnanimity: An Intellectual History'

British Academy research grant for 'Magnanimity: An Intellectual History'
Description
Dr Sophia Vasalou has been awarded a British Academy research grant, for her project 'Magnanimity: An Intellectual History'.
Date:
06/04/2016

Tricked by memory

Tricked by memory
Description
Videos of three talks delivered during the Arts and Science Festival 2016 as part of the event "Tricked by Memory".
Date:
06/04/2016

The Thomas Dekker marathon

The Thomas Dekker marathon
Description
Every June, members of The Shakespeare Institute read aloud, in chronological order, the complete dramatic canon of a sixteenth- or early seventeenth-century playwright. The exercise enables us to observe, in concentrated form, the development of a single dramatist's imagination and technique, and to experience a large number of neglected plays by a significant talent of the Shakespearian era.
Date:
04/04/2016

Alumni fundraising for the Shakespeare Institute

Alumni fundraising for the Shakespeare Institute
Description
The University's Alumni Relations Team are fundraising to support Shakespeare Institute projects, as part of a wider campaign to celebrate culture and ensure that we can maintain our outstanding cultural collections.
Date:
01/04/2016
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