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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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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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Prof Emeritus Trevor Herbert awarded Anthony Baines Prize

Trevor Herbert, Emeritus Professor of Music, is to receive the Galpin Society’s Anthony Baines Prize for ‘outstanding contributions to organology’. The Galpin Society is the principal European learned society dedicated to organology – the branch of musicology concerned with the … Continue reading

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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at The Rest Is Noise Festival: discount for OU students

As part of our collaboration with the Southbank Centre for the Rest Is Noise Festival, current OU students can see the world-famous Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas, who has been called ‘the wunderkind’ of classical music, on … Continue reading

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Rest is Noise at Southbank explores roots of American music

A line-up of Arts Faculty speakers will be participating in America – A new world discovers its voice at London’s Southbank Centre Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March The weekend of music, talks and conversations explores how America became a major … Continue reading

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Arts and Humanities PhD Studentships, Faculty of Arts

9 full-time, 3-year PhD studentships available from 1 October 2013 The Faculty of Arts at The Open University is home to world-class scholars and research groups in Art History, Classical Studies, Digital Humanities, English, History, Music, Philosophy and Religious Studies. … Continue reading

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Easy Listening?

The final episode of The Sound and the Fury broadcast on BBC Four on Tuesday 26 February 2013. Following the turmoil of totalitarianism and war, Easy Listening looks at how post-war composers began to bring back elements of rhythm, metre … Continue reading

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