Blog

  • Should we get more stressed about the humanities?

    9 February, 2020

    Professor Geoffrey Crossick reflects upon the current status of the humanities in the UK and beyond.

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  • Valle Giulia Open Valley Walk

    13 December, 2019

    A photo essay from the ‘Open Academy | Open Valley’ walk led by the British School at Rome as part of this year’s festival.

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  • Moving Stories: Lincoln hub

    18 November, 2019

    Professor Carenza Lewis casts light on the 2019 festival hub in Lincoln.

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  • Get Your Tweed Out!

    10 November, 2019

    Sarah tells us about her research into the rise and fall of the Orkney tweed industry and stories they are hoping to uncover through their Being Human festival 2019 event. 

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  • The Fall of the Wall and Disappearing Berlin

    6 November, 2019

    Ahead of their 2019 event ‘Gay Sex and the Disappearing City’ João and Ben reflect on the upcoming 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November, and the rising threats to the city’s subcultures.

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  • Romancing the Gibbet

    31 October, 2019

    In this haunting Halloween special, Steve takes us behind the scenes of ‘Romancing the Gibbet’. Fusing historical research and poetic response this unique project revisits sites of extraordinary public punishment in Georgian England.

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