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Philosophies for life

A research project is looking at how Ancient philosophy can improve our everyday lives.

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Humanising the past

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.

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The Lyminge Archaeological Project

Our latest film investigates the Lyminge Archaeological Project – an ambitious programme of archaeology taking place on the village green of Lyminge in Kent.

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Modern readers

Our latest feature article looks at what social media tells us about contemporary literature and reading habits.

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Project brings England's historic statues 'to life

30/10/2014

An innovative project has seen statues across the country ‘come alive’ and ‘speak’ to passers-by.

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Representations of the Christmas Truce

30/10/2014

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.

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New centre dedicated to making policy and services work for wellbeing

29/10/2014

A new centre is being set up to gather and share evidence on what works to improve wellbeing in society, it was announced today.

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Landmark archive of 10 million Gaelic words launched

30/10/2014

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.

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The Hidden Senses: the secrets of taste and smell

30/10/2014

The Rethinking the Senses team will be sharing current research into multisensory interactions involving taste, smell and the other sensory modalities.

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What Works Centre for Wellbeing Workshop

29/10/2014

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.

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Affective Digital Histories: Recreating De-Industrialised Places from the 1970s to the Present

30/10/2014

Two new apps that reveal the fascinating hidden stories of Leicester's Cultural Quarter will be launched at an event in Leicester in November.

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What Works Wellbeing Pre-call Announcement and Workshop Registration

29/10/2014

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.

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Engaging with public policy workshop

28/10/2014

The workshop will provide an opportunity to learn about engaging with publicy policy in the arts and humanities.

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Upcoming events

31 Oct 2014, Library of Birmingham (Brainbox)

Foreign Fields with The Playhouse

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04 Nov 2014, University of Westminster, London

International Fellowship Showcase (London)

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05 Nov 2014, Birmingham

What Works Centre for Wellbeing Workshop

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