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Arab Shakespeare

Published on: 22 April, 2016

Professor Graham Hoderness has worked with successful dramatist Sulayman Al-Bassam, sustaining a collaboration that has influenced theatre companies, actors, and audiences across several continents.

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Global Perspectives on the "orchestra"

Published on: 18 March, 2013

Orchestras everywhere are often markers of power and status, in which musicians establish allegiances and hierarchical relationships. New research by Professor Tina K. Ramnarine at the Centre for Musical Performance as Creative Practice (CMPCP) is looking at the shared features of orchestras across the globe, along with the sociological and musical questions they raise.

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Accessing Virtual Egypt: museums in prisons

Published on: 1 May, 2010

A pioneering new project, underpinned by research funded by the AHRC, has enabled a leading Egyptologist, Dr Sally-Ann Ashton of the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, to develop museum resources for prison education departments and individual learners. Working in partnership with HMP Edmunds Hill (Suffolk) and HMP Manchester, the project has been expanded to include four other prisons on a regular basis.

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