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New HRC Director - Professor Alison Cooley

The HRC is pleased to announce that the new Director, Professor Alison Cooley, will take over in September 2022.

Alison is Professor of Classics and Ancient History and has been at Warwick since 2000.

We would like to thank the outgoing Director, Professor David Lambert, for his work and dedication to the HRC over the last three years.

Tue 05 Jul 2022, 13:30 | Tags: Humanities Research Centre News

Professor Tim Lockley collects his MBE

Professor Tim Lockley from the Department of History and ex-Director of the Humanities Research Centre is one of a trio of University of Warwick academicsLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window recognised in the 2021 Queens Birthday Honours List. The award was in recognition of his services to his local community in Harbury, where he serves as a Parish councillor, and with particular recognition of his work in his area during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thu 26 May 2022, 16:38 | Tags: Humanities Research Centre News

Winners of the HRC Doctoral Fellowship Competition

Congratulations to the winners of the HRC Doctoral Fellowship Competition:

Neils Boender (History) and Yara Staets (German Studies)

Tabina Iqbal (English and Comparative Literary Studies)

Charlotte Spear and Madeleine Sinclair (English and Comparative Literary Studies)

Wed 11 May 2022, 15:18 | Tags: Humanities Research Centre News

The Supernatural: Sites of Suffering in the Pre-Modern World - Registration is NOW OPEN

A one-day interdisciplinary conference to be held on Saturday 14th May 2022

Registration is now open

Keynote Speaker: Professor Diane PurkissLink opens in a new window

Doctoral Fellowship Competition - NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

The HRC announces a competition for 3 internal Doctoral Fellows. Each Fellow will receive a research budget of £300 and a conference budget of £700 to organise a one-day interdisciplinary Post-Graduate Conference (to be held at Warwick, UK) during the academic year 2022/23.

A further £200 grant may be available if you set up a blog and write 8 blogs during the year about the conference and your research.

Closing date: 11.00 am Wednesday 16th March 2022

Tue 28 Sep 2021, 15:26 | Tags: Humanities Research Centre News Funding Opportunity

Latest blog by Hannah Dennett - Intimacy and Mobility in Empire: Black Experiences and the Metropole

In the second blog accompanying the At Home In Empire: Colonial Experiences of Intimacy and Mobility conference, Hannah Dennett examines how the records of the Foundling Hospital can highlight black experiences of intimacy and mobility in eighteenth-century London.

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