Skip to main content Skip to navigation

News

Select tags to filter on

Arts Faculty News Read more from Arts Faculty News

Centre for Arts Doctoral Research Excellence Read more from Latest Announcements

Classics and Ancient History Read more from Classics News and Events

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

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

History Read more from History News

History of Art Read more from History of Art News

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

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

Double success for SMLC at Warwick Awards for Public and Community Engagement

The Warwick Awards for Public and Community Engagement (WAPCE), like the Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence (WATELink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window), and Warwick Awards for Personal Tutoring Excellence (WAPTE), celebrate the very best of Warwick’s staff and students. The WAPCE awards recognise the vital contributions Warwick staff and students make in engaging the public – on an international and national level as well as crucially within our region and local communities – in our learning and discovery, with the goals of sharing and co-producing knowledge, strengthening the role we play in the region and showcasing the role Warwick plays nationally and internationally in making the world a better place.

SMLC is delighted that 2 of our most engaged researchers' work in public and community engagement has been recognised.

James Hodkinson has won a staff award for his work on community events and arts projects designed to facilitate cross-community encounters, enhance public debate, cross-community empathy and more nuanced mutual understanding between Muslim and non-Muslim communities in towns and cities across the UK.

Abigail Coppins won a Postgraduate award for the ways in which her research into Black prisoners of war in Britain during the French Revolution has had a significant impact on the young Black women at the National Youth Theatre who were involved in the R&D of a new play, The Ancestors. Her research has fed into educational resources for NYT and English Heritage and inspired a delegation of Garifuna people to travel from central America and the US to visit Portchester castle where the prisoners were held. Her work has also introduced Black undergraduates and young people from a community of 2nd generation St Vincentians in High Wycombe to the National Archives. She has, therefore, improved knowledge, strengthened networks, engaged with people from non-traditional backgrounds.


Global Sustainable Development Read more from Global Sustainable Development News

Liberal Arts Read more from Liberal Arts News

Humanities Research Centre Read more from HRC News

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

Centre for the Study of the Renaissance Read more from News

Early Modern and Eighteenth Century Centre Read more from News

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

Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies Read more from CIM News