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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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  • The Aquatic City: Dundee hub

    25 October, 2019

    Read all about the 2019 festival hub inspired by a fictional aquatic civilisation lurking beneath the River Tay…

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  • ‘Are the Humanities for Us?’ Being Human preview event

    15 October, 2019

    Join us on the 30th October for an event that looks at how we can work together to address inequalities in academia and the cultural sector.

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  • Discoveries & Secrets Across the Globe

    11 October, 2019

    Once again for this year’s festival we are delighted to be working with partners beyond the borders of the UK.

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  • We Are Not Amused!

    8 October, 2019

    For National Libraries week, we invited Dr Bob Nicholson to reflect on his research on Victorian humour and the British Library’s ‘Old Joke Archive’.

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