A research project is looking at how Ancient philosophy can improve our everyday lives.
A Northern Irish theatre company is showing how theatre can humanise the past and hold up a different lens to what we think we know.
Our latest film investigates the Lyminge Archaeological Project – an ambitious programme of archaeology taking place on the village green of Lyminge in Kent.
Our latest feature article looks at what social media tells us about contemporary literature and reading habits.
The AHRC are collaborating with BBC on a seminar for BBC commissioning and editorial staff with arts and humanities researchers specialising or with interests in Shakespeare.
A new AHRC publication presents and celebrates the richness and diversity of research into World War One.
We are running two joint calls with Cheltenham Festivals, seeking applications from researchers at any stage of their careers, and resulting in ten events across the festivals.
Project brings England's historic statues 'to life
An innovative project has seen statues across the country ‘come alive’ and ‘speak’ to passers-by.
Representations of the Christmas Truce
The Christmas Truce that occurred on the Western Front in December 1914 has achieved an iconic status. This one day symposium will explore the reality of that famous Yuletide and the ways in which it has been represented in British popular culture.
New centre dedicated to making policy and services work for wellbeing
A new centre is being set up to gather and share evidence on what works to improve wellbeing in society, it was announced today.
Landmark archive of 10 million Gaelic words launched
Researchers have completed the first phase of the world’s most extensive digital archive of Scottish Gaelic texts as part of a landmark project to revolutionise access and understanding of the language to public around the world.
The Hidden Senses: the secrets of taste and smell
The Rethinking the Senses team will be sharing current research into multisensory interactions involving taste, smell and the other sensory modalities.
What Works Centre for Wellbeing Workshop
A workshop is being held for potential applicants under the call for four evidence programmes as a part of the establishment of a What Works Centre on Wellbeing.
Affective Digital Histories: Recreating De-Industrialised Places from the 1970s to the Present
Two new apps that reveal the fascinating hidden stories of Leicester's Cultural Quarter will be launched at an event in Leicester in November.
What Works Wellbeing Pre-call Announcement and Workshop Registration
The AHRC is working with a range of partners, including the ESRC, Public Health England, DCMS, Arts Council England, Heritage Lottery Fund and English Heritage, to establish an independent ‘What Works Centre’ on Wellbeing.
Engaging with public policy workshop
The workshop will provide an opportunity to learn about engaging with publicy policy in the arts and humanities.
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31 Oct 2014, Library of Birmingham (Brainbox)
Foreign Fields with The Playhouse
04 Nov 2014, University of Westminster, London
International Fellowship Showcase (London)
05 Nov 2014, Birmingham