Faculty of Arts and Humanities

The Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre in the Wilkins Building, built in the 1920s by a donation from the then President of the Jewish Historical Society. It has appeared in film and television productions such as Inception and Spooks.

Our focus is on understanding human creativity, culture and thought, as expressed in the arts, philosophy and history from classical times to the present day.

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Bentham manuscript

Transcribe Bentham project reaches 10,000th transcription

An experiment in ‘scholarly crowdsourcing’, which engages the public in the online transcription of papers written by the celebrated philosopher and reformer Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), has published its 10,000th transcription this week.  More...

Published: Jul 24, 2014 10:52:46 AM

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'Like, innit, literally...' Is 'correct' grammar in decline and does this matter?

Teachers, grammarians and academics will discuss the current state of grammar and grammar teaching at a conference today.
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Published: Jul 4, 2014 3:11:26 PM