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Faculty of Arts at Home 25 - Engaging with Coventry's TV Past

Our latest Faculty of Arts at Home film ties in with the Resonate Festival, the University of Warwick’s year-long programme of events for City of Culture, and its focus on Community throughout the month of July. Kat Pearson (PhD Student in Film and Television Studies) introduces her research into UK Cities of Culture and television, and the role that the television archive plays in placemaking. Kat discusses how she worked with the Media Archive for Central England’s collection of historic television to curate screenings of footage of Foleshill for community members, and to produce a film reel about Coventry’s architecture and public art for the Metropolis exhibition which opened in the city this month. She also discusses her role in the production of BBC4’s documentary ‘Coventry Cathedral: Building for New Britain’.

Centre for Arts Doctoral Research Excellence Read more from Latest Announcements

CADRE PGR Resource Forum on Teams

We have created a PGR forum for all Arts PGRs. It is mainly a resource forum designed so you can add your own useful links. We would love you to join us. Request access here.

Wed 22 Jul 2020, 13:45 | Tags: PGR, CADRE, PhD

Classics and Ancient History Read more from Classics News and Events

English and Comparative Literary Studies Read more from English & Comparative Literary Studies News

Congratulations to all our finalists!

Mon 12 Jul 2021, 06:42

Film and Television Studies Read more from Film and Television Studies News

Film and Television Studies Ranked #1 in UK for Overall Satisfaction in Our Subject Area in National Student Survey

Film and Television Studies at Warwick has been ranked #1 in the UK in our subject area for Overall Satisfaction, Teaching and Academic Support in the 2021 National Student Survey, where we scored 92.9% for Overall Satisfaction and 93.1% for Teaching.

Fri 23 Jul 2021, 11:31 | Tags: undergraduate staff teaching News

History Read more from History News

Professor Anne Gerritsen elected Fellow of the British Academy

Professor Anne Gerritsen is among 84 new Fellows announced by the prestigious institution, which was founded in 1902 as the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences.

A British Academy Fellowship is one of the highest honours available to UK academics, awarded to researchers who, in the view of their peers, have made a distinguished academic contribution to humanities or social science research.

Thu 29 Jul 2021, 08:55 | Tags: Award Research Announcement

History of Art Read more from History of Art News

Theatre and Performance Studies Read more from Theatre & Performance Studies News

Yvette Hutchison becomes Professor of Theatre and Performance

Yvette Hutchison The School of Creative Arts, Performance and Visual Cultures is delighted to announce that Yvette Hutchison has been promoted to the role of Professor. Yvette has made a significant contribution to the disciplines of theatre and performance studies during her career thus far, particularly in the areas of theatre in the African context, South African Theatre and intercultural performance practices. Most recently she has developed the African Women Playwrights Network (AWPN). Her next collaborative project with Lliane Loots of Flatfoot Dance Company, will trace the relationship between disability dance and citizenship with specific companies in various Africa countries. Congratulations Yvette from colleagues, students and alumni!

Wed 28 Jul 2021, 11:25 | Tags: Dr Yvette Hutchison

School of Modern Languages and Cultures Read more from SMLC - News and events

Message from Professor Kate Astbury for SMLC Finalists

Virtual Results Celebration #WarwickGrad.

Here is a video message from the Head of School on behalf of all the staff in the SMLC. As part of Warwick's celebrations today, we'd love it if you could submit an entry in the Faculty Yearbook. The link is below:


We hope you have a great day celebrating with friends and family and hope that we get to see you in person at a special 'catch-up' graduation next year.

Mon 12 Jul 2021, 07:00 | Tags: SMLC News

Global Sustainable Development Read more from Global Sustainable Development News

Warwick Sutton Scholars 2021: Food and sustainable development

Vegetables including kale, peppers, and butternut squash lined up on supermarket shelves

Warwick Sutton Scholars is a two-year programme for Year 8 and 9 students from under-represented backgrounds in higher education across the West Midlands. Coordinated by Warwick's Widening Participation and Outreach team, the aim of the programme is to inspire students to consider university as an option for the future.

The Year 9 programme is run in collaboration with the GSD Department. Due to the pandemic, this year the programme was run entirely online, with more (shorter) events. The participants worked in groups on a research project titled 'Every Plate Tells a Story', aimed at addressing a problem linked to food and sustainable development. They established a research question, conducted primary research (surveys), and designed an intervention aimed at tackling the problem.

Liberal Arts Read more from Liberal Arts News

Congratulations Liberal Arts Class of 2021!

Our Liberal Arts third- and fourth- year finalists were awarded their degrees on Monday 12 July 2021. The past two years have been particularly challenging and we are so proud of everyone who has graduated this year.

Tue 27 Jul 2021, 12:51 | Tags: Liberal Arts Student stories Undergraduate

Humanities Research Centre Read more from HRC News

Call For Papers - Following Living Things and Still Lifes in a Global World

A one-day interdisciplinary conference to be held on Saturday 12th February 2022, University of Warwick

Keynote Speaker: Professor Helen Cowie, Professor of Early Modern History, University of York

Tue 22 Jun 2021, 16:41 | Tags: Call For Papers Conference Information

Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Studies Read more from Cultural and Media Policy Studies News and Events

What are the ‘Creative Industries’ and do I have to be creative to work in them? Careers Blog

Centre colleagues Jo Garde-Hansen, Chris Bilton and Heidi Ashton have put together a blog posting for Warwick Careers Blog on

What are the ‘Creative Industries’ and do I have to be creative to work in them?

Wed 16 Jun 2021, 10:55 | Tags: Alumni, Students, Employability

Centre for the Study of the Renaissance Read more from News

Part 2 Podcast by CSR’s Honorary reader Elizabeth Goldring

Part two of the podcast by CSR’s Honorary reader Elizabeth Goldring ‘Nicholas Hilliard: Life of an Artist’ has just gone live as part of the 'Talking Tudors' podcast series. and also on iTunes, Spotify, etc.

If you missed part one, it is available via the same link, just scroll down to the May 8th episode

Fri 18 Jun 2021, 09:50

Early Modern and Eighteenth Century Centre Read more from News

Dr Henry Cohn (1936-2021)

"The History Department is deeply saddened by the passing of its Emeritus Reader, Dr Henry J. Cohn. Henry grew up in London and entered University College, Oxford, as a scholar, in 1954. Having taken his BA in 1957 and DPhil in 1963 (with a thesis on the government of the Rhine Palatinate in the fifteenth century), he moved on to a temporary post at Glasgow and a Lectureship in History at Leicester before coming to Warwick in 1967, two years after the foundation of the university​. Here, he immediately gained the respect of his colleagues, serving as acting head in 1969 when still a lecturer and leading the department formally from 1986-89. As he told Bernard Capp and Fred Reid respectively, the latter proved a 'doddle' early on but then turned into a demanding job that required all his managerial and administrative skills. He convened a second-year module on ‘Germany in the Age of the Reformation’ and a Year 3 special subject on ‘The German Peasants’ War 1524-25', taking all his academic duties extremely seriously and setting exacting standards in all student-facing activities right up to his retirement in​ 2003. At the same time, however, Henry remained a distinguished researcher, drawing not least on his knowledge of multiple languages. He had particular interests in the political history of the Holy Roman Empire on the eve of the Reformation (the subject of a monograph on The Government of the Rhine Palatinate in the Fifteenth Century, translated into German in 2013), the German Peasants’ War of 1525 (where he identified anticlericalism as a central factor in a seminal 1979 Past & Present article) and latterly the Imperial Diet (the subject of several recent essays). As a recognized authority in the field of Reformation studies, he served as external examiner to Lyndal Roper, now Regius Professor of History at Oxford. Alongside, Henry took a life-long interest in Jewish history, most recently with a focus on the contested pontificate of Pius XII. At this moment, our thoughts are with his wife Loretta, family and friends. The History Department will remember Dr Henry J. Cohn as an esteemed colleague, dedicated teacher and eminent scholar."
For personal recollections by friends and former colleagues see:
Fri 05 Feb 2021, 09:05

Global History and Culture Centre Read more from News from the Global History and Culture Centre

Coventry as global

Join us for a conversation between Coventry activists, academics and representatives who will come together to reflect on the complex history of migration, governance and asylum in the city, and explore what the consequences have been for its many communities.

Confirmed panelists include: Cllr Kindy Sandhu (Earlsdon), Lorraine Mponela (Coventry Asylum & Refugee Action Group), Reem Doukmak (Coventry Refuge & Migrant Centre), Kailing Xie (Warwick Uni), Rosamaria Cisneros (Coventry Uni) and Bernie Flatley (Coventry Roma Community)

Part of the Resonate Festival.

Thu 10 Jun 2021, 18:18

Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies Read more from CIM News

Creative Malfunction: Finding Fault with Rowhammer

New paper! In 'Creative Malfunction: Finding Fault with Rowhammer, CIM's Matt Spencer examines one of the most significant hardware vulnerabilities of recent years for what it tells us about the nature of repair and transformation in computational systems.

Mon 19 Jul 2021, 14:05 | Tags: publication