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Leeds Stories of the Great War

The latest film from the AHRC examines 'Leeds Stories of the Great War', a project undertaken by the University of Leeds that has been investigating the experiences of people who were living in Leeds during the First World War.

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Black or white

Michael Jackson's nuanced relationship with his skin colour is often overlooked. A researcher argues that he used his stage performances and videos to critique racist constructions of blackness.

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Building a case for research

A new project aims to improve knowledge exchange between architects, academics and businesses in the home-building industry.

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Immigrant communities have the same ideas about 'Britishness' as everyone else

By AHRC Council member Andrew Thompson.

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Leeds stories of the Great War

26/06/2014

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Tomorrow (Saturday 28th June) marks the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife during a state visit to Sarajevo. The AHRC is supporting a number of research projects relate to the First World War.

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New tools developed to capture the full value of nature

25/06/2014

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In 2011, the UK NEA concluded that the natural world and its ecosystems are important to well-being and economic prosperity, but have been consistently undervalued. The UK National Ecosystem Assessment Follow-On project was commissioned to address this.

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The AHRC at the Cheltenham Music Festival

24/06/2014

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The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is hosting four events at this year’s Cheltenham Music Festival, which runs from 2nd to 13th July.

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Leeds Stories of the Great War

26/06/2014

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The latest film from the AHRC examines 'Leeds Stories of the Great War', a project undertaken by the University of Leeds that has been investigating the experiences of people who were living in Leeds during the First World War.

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Annual Subject Associations Event 2014

25/06/2014

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This event is for all subject associations and learned societies within the arts and humanities.

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Videogames – Music – Creativity – Education

23/06/2014

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A free public event on video games and music in education.

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Cardiff connects at a two-day festival

25/06/2014

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Cardiff is the back drop to a two-day Festival giving the public a chance to get their hands muddy and uncover artefacts, discover their connection to World War One, see a mix of performances, film screenings, games, walks and much more.

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Hauntings and Revisitings across the Generations

25/06/2014

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In her memoir, Losing the Dead, Lisa Appignanesi excavated the terrain of family memory in Poland during World War 2. This talk will continue on the same theme, with a discussion of memory and forgetting through family life.

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The Listening Experience Database

23/06/2014

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David Rowland, Ivan Hewett and Simon Brown consider how music affects people in their everyday lives, and how we capture the listening experiences that the critics miss.

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Upcoming events

01 Jul 2014, St David’s Hotel, Cardiff Bay, and Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

Connected Communities Festival 2014

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01 Jul 2014, The St David’s Hotel Conference Centre, Havannah Street, Cardiff, CF10 5SD

Connected Communities Festival 2014 Early Career Researcher Workshop

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03 Jul 2014, Vinopolis, Stoney Street, London, SE1 9BU

Digital R&D in the Arts annual forum

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