Dr Siddharth Soni wins the Ideas Prize for ‘paradigm-shifting’ book

Dr Siddharth Soni wins the £25,000 Ideas Prize for ‘paradigm-shifting’ book, to be published by Profile The Ideas Prize this year has been awarded to Dr Siddharth Soni for his book proposal Monstrous Archives. The Ideas Prize, one of UK’s largest and most prestigious prizes for a first book proposal, constitutes £25,000 and a contract […]

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Claudia Tobin speaks at Parham House

Garden Sanctuaries Ahead of her exhibition on garden sanctuaries to be held at the Garden Museum in 2024, Claudia Tobin has been invited to speak at the 2023 Garden Museum Literary Festival held at Parham House, West Sussex. The festival is Britain’s only travelling Literary Festival, with previous hosts including Chatsworth House (2022), Helmingham Hall (2021), […]

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Claudia Tobin awarded funding from Calliope Arts

‘Scoring Suffrage’ Claudia Tobin has been awarded funding from Calliope Arts to support the development of a research project and lecture-performance in collaboration with the award-winning violinist Ruth Palmer and Il Palmerino Cultural Association, Florence. Claudia and Ruth set out to uncover the musical sisterhood underscoring a network of European women artists, activists, and composers who took […]

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Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic, Open Day Wednesday 28th June 2023

Booking is open for Department of Anglo–Saxon, Norse & Celtic, Annual ASNC The Anglo–Saxon, Norse and Celtic Tripos is concerned with the history, languages,literature and material culture of the British Isles, Ireland and Scandinavia in the earlymedieval period. It is a wide–ranging course, which is likely to appeal to anyone with aninterest in medieval history, languages, […]

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Avani Tandon Vieira, Lauryn Anderson and colleague Anna Corrigan present ‘activist/aesthetics’, June 2nd 2023

Avani Tandon Vieira (4th year PhD student) and Lauryn Anderson (2nd Year PhD student) have organised, along with their colleague Anna Corrigan in the Centre for Latin America Studies, the one day hybrid conference ‘activist/aesthetics’, to take place online and in Cambridge on June 2. The conference, which will bring together scholars, artists, practitioners and activists to reflect on the ‘aesthetic’ […]

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David Clifford hosts ‘Overcoming Class Barriers at Cambridge’ Symposium, Homerton College, 9-11 June 2023

Symposium, Homerton College, 9-11 June 2023. Free (via EventBrite; link below)   ‘Overcoming Class Barriers at Cambridge’   This symposium aims to draw focus onto the experiences of students and academics from non-traditional, and in particular working-class, social backgrounds. Definitions of this are fluid, but would commonly include being first-generation, state-educated, and perhaps from schools/communities […]

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