Read, Watch and Listen

Immersed in Punchdrunk

An AHRC-funded doctoral student has been the first to benefit from being embedded in an innovative theatre company.

Italian Academies

Our latest feature looks at a project cataloguing books which were published by Italian Academies from the 16th century onwards, and which have been deposited at the British Library.

David Livingstone’s 1871 Field Diary

A gallery looking at a project that marks the first use of spectral imaging with a nineteenth century artefact - the letters and notes of explorer and missionary Dr. David Livingstone.

 

Design in the Archives

A gallery bringing together a unique collection of images featuring ornamental designs for textiles and wallpapers from the 19th Century.

Arts and Humanities in Video Games

This short film looks at the exciting and increasing partnerships between arts and humanities researchers and the video games industry.

Heroes in stone and bronze

Our latest feature looks at how British sculptors rose to the challenge of commemorating the fallen of the First World War.

Whose Remembrance?

A research project tells the largely forgotten story of the contribution of soldiers from Britain’s former colonies in the two world wars

Humanising the past

A Northern Irish theatre company is showing how theatre can humanise the past and hold up a different lens to what we think we know.

The Lyminge Archaeological Project

Our latest film investigates the Lyminge Archaeological Project – an ambitious programme of archaeology taking place on the village green of Lyminge in Kent.

Ming: 50 years that changed China

Our latest film demonstrates how AHRC-funded research has underpinned a major exhibition exploring a golden age in China’s history.

A History of Digital Art

An image gallery exploring the emergence of computer art its connections with contemporary digital practices.

Hidden Florence

A new app allows visitors to Florence to explore the city's past using modern technology.

Image/Object/Text

An image gallery looking at objects as manuscripts in the English archaeological collections of General Pitt-Rivers

Opposition to War

An AHRC-funded network is exploring an under-researched topic - pacifism and anti-militarism during and after the First World War.

Show Me The Money

The latest film from the AHRC looks at ‘Show Me The Money’, an exhibition which charts how the financial world has been imagined in different visual media.

Black or white

Michael Jackson's nuanced relationship with his skin colour is often overlooked. A researcher argues that he used his stage performances and videos to critique racist constructions of blackness.

Leeds Stories of the Great War

The latest film from the AHRC examines 'Leeds Stories of the Great War', a project undertaken by the University of Leeds that has been investigating the experiences of people who were living in Leeds during the First World War.

Building a case for research

A new project aims to improve knowledge exchange between architects, academics and businesses in the home-building industry.

Tailor-made research

The Fashion, Innovation, Research and Enterprise (FIREup) project aims to show what methods can best engage those in the fast-moving designer fashion sector, and encourage them to work with academics.

The role of women in the First World War

What was women’s experience of the First World War? Is it possible to generalise at all? An AHRC-funded network has been investigating these and other questions.

Reading China

A session at the Cheltenham festival saw an author, a poet and a researcher explore the question of ‘translating China’

The King's Dome Commission

Over the course of 35 days in the summer of 2013, the King’s Theatre was closed to the public for a very special make-over. Photographer Ron O’Donnell documented the entire project from the drawing board to the final unveiling.

Building the Picture

The latest film from the AHRC examines how research funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council has underpinned a major new exhibition at the National Gallery.

Everyday heroes

A collaborative project is bringing to life an important London memorial

Indigo Babies

The latest film from the AHRC goes behind the scenes with a creative youth network and a project at the University of the West of England who are working together to produce a graphic novel.

Shakespeare's Globe - why the Bard travels so well

We’ve been celebrating Shakespeare’s 450th birthday week with fun, festivals, exhibitions – and the launch of an improbably epic tour of Hamlet from the Globe in London “to every country in the world” and back.

Lighting the fuse

Why is Brighton such a hotbed of innovation in the digital and creative sector, attracting some of the best and brightest to work in its many small businesses?