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Melvyn Stokes has been awarded £78, 887 by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for a new twelve-month project,'Remembering 1960s British Cinema-going'. This is a grant for impact and public engagement that follows on from the earlier AHRC-funded project 'Cultural Memory and British Cinema-going of the 1960s'. (1 January 2013-31 December 2015, £324,849), which was designed to collect – by means of questionnaires and interviews – memories of those who went to British cinemas half a century ago.
Published: Mar 2, 2017 1:15:56 PM
Professor Bernhard Rieger delivered his inaugural lecture on 29 November 2016 in the Gustav Tuck Lecture Theatre after introductions by Professor Mary Fulbrook (Dean of the Facutly of Social and Historical Sciences) and Professor Jason Peacey (Head of the History Department). Entitled "Making Britain Work Again," the lecture considered social and political consequences of new social policies developed in the 1980s to deal with the decade's mass unemployment.
Published: Dec 22, 2016 3:04:17 PM