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Screen Archive South East

Published on: 25 September, 2015

AHRC funding has helped develop an influential film archive containing material from the South East of England which has had international impact. Further funding has been leveraged over a period of 14 years and totalling over £1 million from a variety of funding bodies.

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Research Career Paths - Dr Pollyanna Ruiz

Published on: 14 July, 2015

My PhD was funded by the AHRB in 2003. It examined two connected issues: firstly it looked at the way in which protest groups within coalitions such as the anti-globalisation movement and the anti–war movement communicated with each other; and, secondly, it looked at the way in which these communicative dynamics impacted upon their representation in the mainstream.

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Subjects and the Crown in Later Medieval England 1300-1450

Published on: 23 April, 2013

For a long time academics have debated over the evolution of later medieval state-formation in the quest to understand the origins of the modern political constitution. Dr Helen Lacey’s AHRC funded Fellowship project proposes an alternative model for examining pre-modern politics by focusing on the notion of subjecthood (which refers to the status or position of a subject person) , and therefore aims to develop a clearer picture of the  ways in which people experienced royal governance.

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The Blackfoot Shirts Project

Published on: 22 April, 2013

In 1841, Edward Hopkins of the Hudson’s Bay Company collected five men’s shirts, decorated with porcupine quillwork, scalplocks and painted war images. They came from Blackfoot communities in Canada and the United States (Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai, in Alberta, and the Blackfeet in Montana).  In 1893 the Hopkins family transferred the shirts to the Pitt Rivers Museum (PRM).

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