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News and Events within the Department of Humanities.

From fascinating research, outstanding achievements and exciting exhibitions to forthcoming open days and high-profile public lectures, you can find information about the latest news, events and activities within the Department of Humanities.

The news articles below show the exciting stories and work taking place within Humanities, including stimulating comment and opinion from our academics – many of whom are leaders in their fields.

The events show our wide range of exciting activities taking place, including public lectures, performances, conferences, open days, and much more.  Many of our events are free and open to the public.

Latest News and Features

Front row, L-R: Professor Matthew Johnson from Northumbria University and Piotr Mahey from ACCESS: Policy are pictured with members of the ACCESS: Policy team (left) and Northumbria University students (right) selected to be part of the first ACCESS: Climate and Environment programme.
an image showing a pile of books with one open on top
A logo with navy blue writing on a pink background which reads Northern Writers' Awards 2024
Assistant Professor and playwright is recognised at national theatre awards
Field of Poppies. Generic Image from Unsplash. Image credit: Henry Be (@henry_be) via Unsplash.
Pictured are Dr Katherine Butler of Northumbria University and James Smith of the Lit & Phil standing holding a book each with rows of books in the background
A logo with the text 'A Writing Chance' in white writing on a red background
Bristol / England - May 6th 2020: Statue of Edward Colston with blindfold before it was taken down by protestors. Image from Shutterstock by Ian Luck

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