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In his first blog Niels Boender discusses the Vision for the Conference: Mediations of the theme of ‘homecoming’

‘Homecoming’ after war: Comparative and interdisciplinary perspectives

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In his first blog Niels Boender discusses the Vision for the Conference: Mediations of the theme of ‘homecoming’

Tue 04 Oct 2022, 15:44 | Tags: Blogs

Call For Papers: Stanley Cavell and the Vicissitudes of Love

University of Warwick 19 May 2023 Keynote Speakers: Dr Catherine Wheatley, King’s College London Dr Rachel Malkin, University of Oxford

Mon 03 Oct 2022, 17:26 | Tags: Call For Papers

Warwick Words History Festival

Researchers from the Department of History will be delivering a series of talks at Warwick Words History Festival. Now in its twentieth year, Warwick Words is a popular annual event, bringing internationally acclaimed historians to share stories from the past to venues around Warwick.

Since 2012, the University of Warwick has collaborated with the festival on a series titled Tea Time Talks, where academics from the Department of HistoryLink opens in a new window discuss their research. This year, topics are:

The programme also includes a play written by PhD student David FletcherLink opens in a new window and performed by Loft Theatre company: Taking the WatersLink opens in a new window tells the story of a cholera epidemic that took place in Leamington Spa in 1849, and the medical and political conflicts that surrounded it.

Other speakers at the festival include Tracy Borman, Max Hastings, Dan Jones, Adam Rutherford, Charles Spencer and Alison Weir.

Tickets are available from Warwick Words’ website: opens in a new window 

Tue 27 Sep 2022, 16:34 | Tags: Arts Faculty News

Humanities Research Fund (HRF) funding opportunities

The Humanities Research Fund (HRF) is now accepting applications for activities to be carried out before 31 July 2023.

The deadline for Round 2 funding is Monday, 17 October 2022.

The HRF is also accepting out-of-cycle applications for activities that take place before 31 October 2022.

Funding is available to support research activity in the Faculty of Arts, including:

  • Pump-priming to kick-start new, innovative research projects
  • Conference travel
  • Publication costs
  • Membership of key societies/associations

Please note that this fund requires a 10% departmental contribution.

For more details and to apply please see:

Humanities Research Fund (

Tue 27 Sep 2022, 16:28 | Tags: Funding Opportunity

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