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The Arts Faculty of The Open University is a world leader in supported Open Learning, and one of the best institutions in the world for arts and humanities. You can follow us on Twitter @OUArtsFaculty and on Facebook.

What is Arts Student Hub Live 2016? #studenthublive16

The next Student Hub Live event on the 10 and 11 June is an Arts Hub event. This is for all people who have a passion for the Arts – anyone is welcome, especially those who are studying or researching … Continue reading

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Arts Student Hub Live 10-11 June

The next Student Hub Live event on the 10 and 11 June is an Arts Hub event. This is for all people who have a passion for the Arts – anyone is welcome, especially those who are studying or researching … Continue reading

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Reading Communities: Connecting the Past and the Present

‘Reading Communities’ is a follow-on project from the UK Reading Experience Database (RED). RED is an open access database, and the largest resource recording the experiences of readers of its kind anywhere. Running from December 2015 to November 2016, ‘Reading Communities’ is a 12 month AHRC … Continue reading

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Reading Communities: Connecting the Past and the Present

‘Reading Communities’ is a follow-on project from the UK Reading Experience Database (RED). RED is an open access database, and the largest resource recording the experiences of readers of its kind anywhere. Running from December 2015 to November 2016, ‘Reading Communities’ is a 12 month AHRC … Continue reading

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OU/BBC – Shakepeare Live! From the RSC

On Saturday 23 April 2016 an OU/BBC co-production with the RSC will mark Shakespeare’s birthday and the 400th anniversary of his death with Shakespeare Live! From the RSC in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, hosted by David Tennant. This will be … Continue reading

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Pelagios Commons: finding Geography in History

An international collaboration dedicated to identifying and recording geographical references in historical documents is launched today at the Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge. The Pelagios Commons initiative, led by Lancaster University, The Open University, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, and … Continue reading

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How to Die – OU/BBC documentary

How to Die: Simon’s Choice  broadcast on Wednesday 10th February 2016, on BBC2 at 9pm.  This film tells the dramatic and poignant story of one man facing a heart wrenching decision of whether to end his life at a suicide clinic. … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities workshop

Experimenting with British Library’s Digital Content and Data for your research (Open University) A workshop organised by British Library Labs and Digital Humanities at The Open University as part of the British Library Labs Roadshow (2016). The workshop will showcase … Continue reading

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Siobhan Campbell wins International Poetry Competition

Siobhan Campbell, Lecturer in Creative Writing, has won the Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition judged by Bernard O’Donoghue and Hannah Lowe. The prize will be awarded at a ceremony and reading at Oxford Brookes International Poetry Centre on 19 February … Continue reading

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Competition: What have the Arts ever done for us?

A creative competition for the best defence of studying the Arts, open to current or past Open University students. It could be a poster, a poem, a short piece of prose, a video, or animation – whichever you feel would … Continue reading

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