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Politics - Literature/Linguistics
22.02.2017
Why the working class voter may be turning away from Labour
New research suggests that while class voting dominated British party politics for much of the post-war period, many working class voters no longer identify the Labour party as 'their' party.
Literature/Linguistics
20.02.2017
Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
15.02.2017
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts partners with Brighton Festival in May
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts partners with Brighton Festival in May
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts partners with Brighton Festival in May The Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts ( ACCA ) is partnering with Brighton Festival as a co-producer on multiple events in the 2017 festival, which runs from 6-28 May.
Literature/Linguistics - Administration/Government
14.02.2017
We need your Welsh!
Work to capture everyday words and phrases used by Welsh speakers is about to get underway with the launch of a specially designed app.
Literature/Linguistics - Computer Science/Telecom
06.02.2017
‘Connected Seeds' exhibition opens
‘Connected Seeds’ exhibition opens
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have created an interactive library of talking seeds, which gives users a potted history of the plants grown in the east end of London, and tells
Religions - Literature/Linguistics
03.02.2017
Hearing voices and spirituality
Hearing voices and spirituality
Although voice-hearing is often associated with severe mental illness, it can be an important aspect of people's religious or spiritual life.
Event - Literature/Linguistics
02.02.2017
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
31.01.2017
The man who invented popular science used a 17th-century version of clickbait
The man who invented popular science used a 17th-century version of clickbait
Harriet Phillips , Research Associate at QMUL's School of English and Drama , writes for The Conversation about the fascinating legacy of 17th century polymath Thomas Browne.
Administration/Government - Literature/Linguistics
31.01.2017
Early years literary project receives £1 million lottery funding
An innovative project to boost the language and communication development of nursery school children has been awarded £1 million in funding from players of People's Postcode Lottery.
Literature/Linguistics - Event
27.01.2017
Harry Potter translation planned at LinguaMania event
A crowd-sourced multi-lingual translation of the first Harry Potter book will take place at a public engagement event called LinguaMania this evening.
Event - Literature/Linguistics
25.01.2017
Literature/Linguistics - Administration/Government
23.01.2017
Event - Literature/Linguistics
20.01.2017
Death and rebirth: reading between the lines of Trump's inauguration speech
Death and rebirth: reading between the lines of Trump’s inauguration speech
Andrew Hines , PhD candidate at QMUL's School of Languages, Linguistics and Film writes for The Conversation about President Trump's inauguration speech.
Literature/Linguistics - Event
19.01.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Literature/Linguistics
17.01.2017
Discover the Ashmolean with a new podcast
A new podcast series in which Oxford University academics from very different fields discuss objects from the Ashmolean Museum has been launched.
Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
31.12.2016
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
21.12.2016
New exhibition celebrates Sir Thomas Browne: 17th century England's greatest ‘undiscovered' genius
New exhibition celebrates Sir Thomas Browne: 17th century England’s greatest ‘undiscovered’ genius
Collector of rarities, debunker of myths, inspiration to writers and doctors alike, conjuror of words, owner of a live ostrich and expert witness at a witch trial.
Literature/Linguistics
01.12.2016
Poetry fills the walls of Nottingham
PA 280/16 A project by researchers at The University of Nottingham has seen poetry displayed in prominent public spaces across Nottingham.
Literature/Linguistics - Arts and Design
25.11.2016
Humanities research to be turned into gameshow and drama on FrightFRIDAY
Tonight, The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) and the Ashmolean Museum are teaming up for FRIGHTFriday, a free, awe-inspiring evening of events exploring the art and science of hope and fear.
Astronomy - Literature/Linguistics
22.11.2016
‘Chasing the Waves’: sharing the discovery of the century through theatre
University of Glasgow physicists and astronomers who helped make the discovery of the century – the detection of gravitational waves – are set to share their fascinating story through theatre, with performances of new show ‘Chasing the Waves' this December.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
22.11.2016
QMUL academic unearths Britain's first audiobook
QMUL academic unearths Britain’s first audiobook
Matthew Rubery , Professor of Modern Literature at Queen Mary University of London, has rediscovered the first full-length audiobook ever made: Joseph Conrad's 1902 novella Typhoon .
Literature/Linguistics - Business/Economics
18.11.2016
Life Sciences - Literature/Linguistics
15.11.2016
Talk with Your Hands: a Cambridge Shorts film
The capacity for language is what sets us apart from other animals.
Literature/Linguistics - Administration/Government
07.11.2016
Literature/Linguistics - Arts and Design
04.11.2016
Literature/Linguistics - Arts and Design
03.11.2016
Ectoplasm, spirit trumpets and paintings from Pompeii: 600 years of Curious Objects
Why does one of the world's great research libraries have ‘ectoplasm', a spirit trumpet and beard hair posted to Charles Darwin among its eight million books, manuscripts and digital collections? We've opened cupboards and found wall paintings from Pompeii.
Literature/Linguistics - Medicine/Pharmacology
31.10.2016
First major exhibition on hearing voices opens in Durham
First major exhibition on hearing voices opens in Durham
The world's first major exhibition on hearing voices is taking place at Durham University's Palace Green Library from 5 November 2016 to 26 February 2017.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
21.10.2016
Literature/Linguistics - Event
13.10.2016
Best of Latin American poetry comes to Wales
A new anthology of Latin American poetry is showcased at this year's Fiction Fiesta event in partnership between Cardiff University's School of English, Communication & Philosophy and Wales PEN Cymru.
Literature/Linguistics - Administration/Government
12.10.2016
Literature/Linguistics - Event
11.10.2016
Belgrade Theatre pays tribute to African-American actor Ira Aldridge
The Belgrade Theatre has teamed up with the University of Warwick's Multicultural Shakespeare Project and The Coventry City of Culture Bid 2021 to present an event honouring the remarkable achievements of the African-American actor Ira Aldridge this November.
Literature/Linguistics - Arts and Design
07.10.2016
Research takes centre stage
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Literature/Linguistics - Philosophy
07.10.2016
Literature/Linguistics
07.10.2016
Theatrical spotlight on Gaelic culture Thèatar a? toirt sùil air cultar na Gàidhlig
How can we define our Gaelic culture in 2016? A culture so connected to the land and seasons, rooted in old customs and ritual, now disappearing? Is there any worth in preserving them? These are the main themes behind a special collaborative theatre performance to be staged in Glasgow on Monday.
Literature/Linguistics
06.10.2016
Poetry festival celebrates 18th Century unsung? Scottish hero
A two-day festival is being held in a Scottish Borders pub to celebrate the life and works of an 18th Century “unsung” Scottish poet Allan Ramsay.
Literature/Linguistics
30.09.2016
UK should ditch the rhetoric and focus on the feasible, say trade experts
UK should ditch the rhetoric and focus on the feasible, say trade experts
UK should ditch the rhetoric and focus on the feasible, say trade experts A hundred days after the UK voted to leave the EU, now is the time to ditch the rhetoric and start focusing on what is feasible, trade experts have said.
Literature/Linguistics - Social Sciences
26.09.2016
Opinion: Brexit and the importance of languages for Britain
In the first of a new series of comment pieces written by linguists at Cambridge, Sarah Colvin,  Schröder  Professor of German and Head of the Department of German and Dutch, argues that learning languages is key to understanding how people think and plays a major role in social cohesion.
Literature/Linguistics - Social Sciences
26.09.2016
Brexit and the importance of languages for Britain
In the first of a new series of comment pieces written by linguists at Cambridge, Sarah Colvin,  Schröder  Professor of German and Head of the Department of German and Dutch, argues that learning languages is key to understanding how people think and plays a major role in social cohesion.
Literature/Linguistics
19.09.2016
Mackintosh plans first treasures to move into Kelvin Hall
The Glasgow School of Art restoration team will be the first users of The Hunterian's new Collections Study Centre when they come to study Charles Rennie Mackintosh's original plans for The Glasgow School of Art today (September 19).
Literature/Linguistics - Religions
16.09.2016
Burns course takes a fresh new look at the Bard
Robert Burns is revered the world over with his prolific work being a source of interest to generations of readers few authors have rivalled.
Literature/Linguistics - Event
06.09.2016
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
05.09.2016
A Portrait of Eighteenth-Century Gaelic Scotland
Two University of Glasgow lecturers have brought to light a little-known portrait of the Rev James McLagan (1728-1805), chaplain to the Black Watch, who is the focus of a research project focused on his significant and early collection of Gaelic manuscripts, held by the University of Glasgow.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
05.09.2016
Literary archaeology: what was it like to be enslaved?
Literary archaeology: what was it like to be enslaved?
A new project led by the University of Bristol, is bringing together archaeological scientists, writers and literary scholars for the first time to uncover and create a uniquely personal perspective on what it was like to be enslaved.
Earth Sciences - Literature/Linguistics
26.08.2016
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