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About ouartsfaculty

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.

Fully-funded PhD Studentships in History/Historical Studies

http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/research/funded-studentships.shtml To mark the launch of our Graduate School in October 2016, The Open University is making a strategic investment in up to 30 PhD studentships. As part of this initiative, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is keen … Continue reading

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New OU/BBC Series: Genius of The Modern World

On Thursday 16th June 2016, Genius of the Modern World will be shown on BBC4 at 21:00. Produced with the support of the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, in this three part series Bettany Hughes retraces the lives of … Continue reading

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The Greeks didn’t have a word for it [homosexuality]

“The word ‘homosexuality’ only goes back to 1869”: Prof Helen King explores how the ancient Greeks didn’t even have a word for it through revisiting Sir Kenneth Dover’s Greek Homosexuality, first published in 1978.  “A genital act was not in itself morally … Continue reading

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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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