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Warwick student’s vision for local arts festival goes from strength to strength

The third annual Kenilworth Arts Festival kicks off this week, bringing ten days of intimate gigs, readings, talks, workshops and children’s activities to the town.


New book explores the search for truth, justice and reconciliation in modern Kenya

In a new book launched this week, Professor Gabrielle Lynch from the Department of Politics and International Studies explores the limitations of transitional justice mechanisms as a means of marking a break with the past in societies which have suffered conflict or authoritarianism. Performances of Injustice: The politics of truth, justice and reconciliation in Kenya focuses on Kenya’s attempts to recover from unprecedented post-election violence in 2007-08


New research project will crowdsource philosophical thinking about current affairs

Each month, the Philosophy in a Time of Crisis website will host a dialogue on one of the key problems and challenges faced by Europe, inviting short contributions and interviews from leading philosophers, artists, writers and intellectuals. Contributions from the Warwick student community and the public at large are also welcome.


Playwright and actor Alecky Blythe honoured by University of Warwick

Award-winning playwright Alecky Blythe, pioneer of the verbatim technique in which real people’s words are faithfully delivered on stage by actors, has received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Warwick.

Blythe, who has brought sieges, sex work, riots and murder to the stage through her own theatre company, was made an Honorary Doctor of Letters at the University’s 2018 Winter Graduations.


Author Tash Aw: Malaysia an example of multiculturalism in modern world

Internationally acclaimed Malaysian author Tash Aw has received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Warwick, his alma mater.


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