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2019 BBC Short Story Awards Launch

2019 BBC Short Story Awards Launch

23 April 2019

JUDGES ANNOUNCED FOR 2019 BBC NATIONAL SHORT STORY AWARD and YOUNG WRITERS’ AWARD as submissions open Broadcasters Nikki Bedi and Katie Thistleton to chair BBC Short Story panels that include Booker shortlistee DAISY JOHNSON; award-winning children’s authors PATRICE LAWRENCE and KIRAN MILWOOD-HARGRAVE; previous BBC NSSA...

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Cambridge researcher Christina J Faraday named as AHRC/BBC New Generation Thinker 2019

23 April 2019

Christina J Faraday is a PhD student in History of Art at Cambridge, and has been named an AHRC/BBC New Generation Thinker for 2019. Please see the link below for the exciting press release. https://ahrc.ukri.org/newsevents/news/ten-researchers-from-across-the-uk-selected-as-2019-new-generation-thinkers/

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Inaugural lecture of the new Lady Margaret's Professor in Divinity, George van Kooten

12 February 2019

The forthcoming inaugural lecture of the new Lady Margaret’s Professor in Divinity, George van Kooten, is at 5pm, Tuesday February 19th, 2019 (Faculty of Divinity, Runcie room), entitled “Three Symposia: Plato, Philo and John—An Exercise in Triangulation”. Followed by a reception. For further information, please see the...

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Baroness Onora O’Neill to speak on ‘Ethical Communication in a Digital Age’ at the British Academy

31 October 2018

Baroness Onora O’Neill to speak on ‘Ethical Communication in a Digital Age’ at the British Academy, with Prof. Rae Langton and Prof. Rowan Cruft as respondents. This event celebrates the 25 year anniversary of Baroness Onora O’Neill’s election to the British Academy.

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Funding announced for almost 400 new doctoral places in arts and humanities

Funding announced for almost 400 new doctoral places in arts and humanities

15 August 2018

The Open University, the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge are pleased to announce the success of their bid for funding for the Open-Oxford-Cambridge Arts and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Training Partnership, which will create nearly 400 new doctoral places in the arts and humanities.

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University of Cambridge and First Story announced as new partners of the BBC’s short story awards

28 September 2017

The University of Cambridge and First Story will be the two new partners for the BBC National Short Story Award, the BBC Young Writers’ Award and the BBC Student Critics’ Award, in a three-year collaboration starting in 2018. For find out more, please visit: https://www.csah.cam.ac.uk/BBCSS

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Polly Blakesley awarded Pushkin House Russian Book Prize 2017

Polly Blakesley awarded Pushkin House Russian Book Prize 2017

11 July 2017

Rosalind P. Blakesley, Head of the Department of History of Art, was awarded the Pushkin House Russian Book Prize, for the best book in English on any Russian subject, for 'The Russian Canvas: Painting in Imperial Russia, 1757-1881.' For further information see http://www.pushkinhouse.org/2017-winner/

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School of Arts and Humanities Newsletter Lent Term 2017

24 March 2017

School of Arts and Humanities Newsletter Lent Term 2017

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Emer Prof Baroness Onora O'Neill wins 2017 Holberg Prize

15 March 2017

Baroness Onora O'Neill, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Kant scholar, has won this year's Holberg Prize for her distinguished and influential role in ethical and political philosophy. The Norwegian prize is one of the largest international prizes awarded to an outstanding scholar in the arts and humanities, the social...

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Arts and Humanities appoints new Head of School

14 March 2017

The School of Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Chris Young as the next Head of School. Professor Young will take up his new post in January 2019 following a period of research leave, some of which he will spend at UC Berkeley. Professor Young commented: 'It has been a great pleasure...

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