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History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
21.09.2017
Hidden history of sociable reading in 18th century homes
Abigail Williams, a Professor in the English Faculty and Fellow at St Peter's College, has written The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home .
Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
20.09.2017
Literature/Linguistics - Life Sciences
19.09.2017
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
18.09.2017
Major History Series launched by the University of Glasgow
Scotland's leading historians and archivists will take part in a major history series at the University of Glasgow which begins on Tuesday 19 September 2017.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
15.09.2017
100 Years of Russian Studies at the University of Glasgow
100 years ago the Department of Russian Studies opened at the University of Glasgow and today is the beginning of celebrations and events to mark this anniversary.
Mathematics - Literature/Linguistics
14.09.2017
Earliest recorded use of zero is centuries older than first thought
The concept and associated value of the mathematical symbol 'zero' is used the world over as a fundamental numerical pillar. However, its origin has until now been one of the field's greatest conundrums. Scientists from the University of Oxford's Bodleian Libraries, have used carbon dating to trace the figure's origins to the famous ancient Indian scroll, the Bakhshali manuscript.
Literature/Linguistics
09.09.2017
Theatre project boosts peer support for young people with asthma
Theatre project boosts peer support for young people with asthma
An innovative theatre project and a game app have been presented by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) researchers at the British Science Festival as new ways to help teenagers with asthma.
Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
06.09.2017
Music strikes a chord with great writers
Music strikes a chord with great writers
Music is identified as a key influence on great poets and novelists of the past century in a landmark book by Professor Dominic Wyse (UCL Institute of Education).
Literature/Linguistics
01.09.2017
Collected Words: From the Literary Collections at the University of Nottingham
A new exhibition will showcase the work of Nottinghamshire writers and the treasures that can be found in the historic collections of local literature lovers.
Literature/Linguistics
31.08.2017
Food for thought as festival brings research to life
Food for thought as festival brings research to life
Members of the public are invited to experience community research first-hand at a special festival taking place on 14 September.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
30.08.2017
Where London's east meets west: A new history of Bloomsbury
Where London’s east meets west: A new history of Bloomsbury
Famed for its world-class universities, rich literary heritage, and wealth of museums, Bloomsbury has long been at the centre of London's intellectual and cultural life.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
29.08.2017
Poet, activist, bird watcher: exploring John Clare as nature writer
Poet, activist, bird watcher: exploring John Clare as nature writer
At a symposium next month (15 September 2017) academics, artists and ornithologists will share their responses to the work of 19th-century poet John Clare, whose patient and accurate observations of birds in field and hedgerow continue to astonish and inspire.
Literature/Linguistics - Arts and Design
24.08.2017
People's Palace Projects develop artistic exchange programme with Brazil's indigenous Xingu community
People’s Palace Projects develop artistic exchange programme with Brazil’s indigenous Xingu community
According to the indigenous Kuikuro people in Brazil, artists are itseke, powerful spirits of invisible knowledge.
Literature/Linguistics
03.08.2017
New poetry collection captures the beauty of home and abroad
New poetry collection captures the beauty of home and abroad
‘Cheesecloth mists', rain ‘that hissed like steak or fish in a skillet', and the ‘haze of dust and heat-wavering roads' of South Africa….
Literature/Linguistics - Careers/Employment
03.08.2017
UCL boosts recognition of and access to sign language
UCL boosts recognition of and access to sign language
UCL, the only UK university with a Modern Foreign Language (MFL) requirement for all UK undergraduates, has set a precedent by recognising British Sign Language (BSL) as a 'foreign' language option - a move it hopes will increase awareness of and access to BSL.
Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
01.08.2017
Edinburgh Festival date for Lancaster Professor
Edinburgh Festival date for Lancaster Professor
A Lancaster University professor has co-authored and co-directed a new piece of theatre which has been selected by the British Council Showcase for this year's Edinburgh Festival.
Business/Economics - Literature/Linguistics
26.07.2017
Head of the School of Welsh steps down
After more than 20 years as Head of School, Professor Sioned Davies is stepping down from her post in the School of Welsh.
Literature/Linguistics - Event
21.07.2017
Event - Literature/Linguistics
21.07.2017
Literature/Linguistics
20.07.2017
Many cities, many voices
P eople from around the UK will tell their stories about summertime in a new piece of multilingual theatre, developed as part of interdisciplinary research from the Universities of Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds and London (Birkbeck and UCL).
Literature/Linguistics - Administration/Government
18.07.2017
"Taking steps towards independent academic work was daunting, but I was glad to be involved"
"Taking steps towards independent academic work was daunting, but I was glad to be involved" Matt, 23, graduates this summer with a first in English, and has been chosen as joint winner of the School
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
14.07.2017
King and Queen of Spain visit Oxford
His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain and Her Majesty Queen Letizia today saw Oxford University's close academic and cultural links with Spain.
Literature/Linguistics - Arts and Design
13.07.2017
QMUL's Department of Drama uses performance to support young people in care
QMUL’s Department of Drama uses performance to support young people in care
A performance and theatre project from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), explores the narrative of young people in care and helps them turn their experiences into theatre.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
12.07.2017
The Water Poet on Wales in the wake of England’s Civil War
A new Cardiff University research project seeks to shed light on a unique historical travel writer and poet who journeyed around Wales in the summer of 1652.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
11.07.2017
Historian publishes first biography of the ‘most-wanted' revolutionary in Tsarist Russia
Historian publishes first biography of the ‘most-wanted’ revolutionary in Tsarist Russia
A historian at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has published the first biography of Vladimir Burtsev, the ‘most-wanted' revolutionary in Tsarist Russia.
Literature/Linguistics
05.07.2017
Lancaster alumna's first novel is sure to be a thriller
Lancaster alumna’s first novel is sure to be a thriller
A new psychological thriller about to hit the bookshelves has been penned by a Lancaster University Creative Writing MA graduate.
Media - Literature/Linguistics
26.06.2017
Literature/Linguistics - Politics
15.06.2017
Theatre and performance podcast from QMULâ? s Department of Drama
Theatre and performance podcast from QMULâ? s Department of Drama
A new podcast series from the Department of Drama at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) explores contemporary theatre from the perspective of artists, creators, and performers.â? Stage Left is presented by Jen Harvie , Professor of Contemporary Theatre and Performance at QMUL.
Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
14.06.2017
Literature/Linguistics - Arts and Design
14.06.2017
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
14.06.2017
Earliest-known childrenâ? s adaptation of Japanese literary classic discovered in British Library
Earliest-known childrenâ? s adaptation of Japanese literary classic discovered in British Library
A chance discovery in the British Library has led to the discovery and reproduction of the earliest-known childrenâ?‘s adaptation of one of Japanâ''s greatest works of literature. This is a missing piece of the jigsaw. And it was sitting in the British Library all along. Laura Moretti Dr Laura Moretti, from the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Cambridge, came across an unknown childrenâ?‘s picture-book, dating from 1766, under the title of Ise f'ry?: Utagaruta no hajimariâ?(The Fashionable Ise: The Origins of Utagaruta) while on a study trip with her students.
Literature/Linguistics - Earth Sciences
13.06.2017
Mapping project will open up new routes to uncharted territory
Mapping project will open up new routes to uncharted territory
What if fictional places in books, such as Middlemarch, Treasure Island, Barsetshire and Gormenghast, could be generated as maps and even 3D visualisations out of the text itself?
Literature/Linguistics
05.06.2017
Social Sciences - Literature/Linguistics
02.06.2017
No Shadow of a Doubt over Edith Wharton play
A previously unknown play by Pulitzer Prize winning author Edith Wharton has been discovered by a University of Glasgow academic.
Literature/Linguistics - Life Sciences
01.06.2017
Flying off the page
Flying off the page
Flying off the page Unreachable, untameable and largely unknowable; birds may be conspicuous in our environment, yet they remain strangely elusive.
Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
30.05.2017
Academic and alumnus team up to take hassle out of journal searches
Academic and alumnus team up to take hassle out of journal searches
A Spotify-like app that lets scientists quickly access research papers online has been developed by an Imperial researcher and an alumnus.
Sport Sciences - Literature/Linguistics
23.05.2017
When fiction met football
Cardiff University's international fiction and poetry festival has teamed up with Wales Arts International and UEFA to host a series of free events this year.
Literature/Linguistics - Environment/Sustainable Development
22.05.2017
Healing Brexit generational divide
Cardiff University experts will consider how to heal the generational divide following the divisive EU referendum, at this year's 30 th anniversary Hay Festival.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
22.05.2017
Researchers offer opportunity to re-enact history in unique Georgian playhouse
Dr Katherine Astbury Associate Professor of French Studies in the University of Warwick's School of Modern Languages and Cultures is calling for amateur actors to take part in a theatrical melodrama on stage in the country's most complete Georgian playhouse.
Administration/Government - Literature/Linguistics
16.05.2017
Funding boost for language mentoring project
A project to raise the profile of modern foreign languages has received extended funding from Welsh Government to reach pupils in rural parts of Wales.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
04.05.2017
Literature/Linguistics
02.05.2017
Lust, love and lies; Warwick to broadcast live open air opera
World-class opera performances will be broadcast live and free of charge for the University community and members of the public at the University of Warwick this summer.
Literature/Linguistics
26.04.2017
Sussex academic helps bring Nashe's ‘Terrors of the Night' to the Globe
Sussex academic helps bring Nashe’s ‘Terrors of the Night’ to the Globe
Sussex academic helps bring Nashe's ‘Terrors of the Night' to the Globe A rare performance of work by one of Elizabethan literature's most celebrated writers will be taking place at the Globe t
Literature/Linguistics - Business/Economics
25.04.2017
Literature/Linguistics
25.04.2017
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