Coin of the Month: Fulvia, the power behind the lion?
Masters student Jacqui Butler explores the role Fulvia played at the end of the Republic by discussing her representation on a coin series struck in Gaul. Read it here.
Tina Lupton's new book, Reading and the Making of Time in the Eighteenth Century (Johns Hopkins UP, 2018), reviewed on the prestigious Public Books site.
Professor Rebecca Earle has been awarded the William and Mary Quarterly Douglass Adair Memorial Award 2018 for her article, The Pleasures of Taxonomy: Casta Paintings, Classification, and Colonialism, which also won the William and Mary Quarterly Lester J Cappon Award 2016.
Fashioning Victoria: curating the royal image for dynasty, nation and empire is a collaboration between Historic Royal Palaces and University of Warwick, funded by an AHRC Research Networking Grant. Project partners include the Royal Collections Trust, Paul Mellon Center for Studies in British Art, the Bodleian Library, and TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre for the Humanities).
The project will examine Queen Victoria’s role in the fashioning of her own image, and the consequences of this for monarchy, nation, and empire from the nineteenth century to the present.
Applications are now invited for a full-time PhD studentship related to this research project.
AWPN at Africa Writes
AWPN to be represented by Yvette Hutchison and Warwick TPS research fellow, Kenyan playwright JC Niala, who will speak at Africa Writes, British Library, London on Saturday in the session, ‘Why African Literature Matters’ - see the whole program at
Rough Guide To Careers in Media & Creative Industries
Join Centre Staff & Students for a Drop-In Q & A Session
Wednesday 21 February 2018
Arts Faculty Graduate Space, 4th Floor, Humanities Building
1 - 2 pm
All Welcome - Refreshments Available
Christine Achinger (German Studies) to discuss antisemitism and the German economy with Spiegel Live in Berlin
Ideas of non-Jewish Germans about the economy are profoundly shaped by antisemitism. Why is this the case? This is the question that SPIEGEL editor Dr. Eva-Maria Schnurr will discuss with the author Dr. Gerhard Scheit and the historians Dr. Christine Achinger, University of Warwick, and Dr. Nicolas Berg, Simon-Dubnow-Institut Leipzig at the Deutschen Historischen Museum on 18 June.