Read, Watch and Listen

In Place of War

An AHRC-funded project is showing how art created in war-torn countries can, against all the odds, reach an international stage.

Who Were The Nuns?

A resource developed by AHRC-funded researchers is revealing a great deal about the religious, political and personal aspects of women’s lives in the 17th and 18th centuries.

White Peacock

Dr Gill Brigg wrote ‘White Peacock’, a vibrant multi-sensory play written for audiences aged 11 and above labelled as having profound and multiple disabilities.

Mr Seel's Garden

Researchers are exploring a local approach to food sustainability – and reconnecting with a community’s history too

On The Shoulders of Giants

Scholars are looking at a thirteenth century English scholar who first suggested the universe began with something like a Big Bang.

Cultural Value Launch Event

The AHRC’s Cultural Value Project was launched at a reception at the Royal Festival Hall last Thursday (March 21st).

Cultural Value Project

In this podcast, Geoff Crossick and Patrycja Kaszynska discuss the AHRC Cultural Value Project.

AHRC Strategy 2013-2018

This film introduces the AHRC’s new Strategy, ‘The Human World: The Arts and Humanities in our Time’ (2013-2018).

AHRC Connected Communities Podcast

In this AHRC podcast we hear from Professor George McKay from the University of Salford and Professor Keri Facer from the University of Bristol.

Penguin Archive

The ground-breaking UK publisher, Penguin Books, comes under the spotlight in this film which examines a flagship AHRC project at the University of Bristol.

Behind Closed Doors

Should gay couples be considered the equal of their straight counterparts when it comes to setting up home and starting a family?

Ghosts in the Garden

A collaboration between researchers, a museum and games creators is providing an inspirational guide to an important tourist attraction.

AHRC Digital-Transformations-Moot

From ‘living sculptures’ to ‘texting teapots’ and 3D printing to virtual reality worlds, this AHRC film serves as a full record of the extraordinary day that was the Moot

The experience of worship

With the help of members of the public, researchers have been exploring medieval religious rituals

Understanding Everyday Participation

A new film is being broadcast today to coincide with a high profile Parliamentary event highlighting the AHRC-led ‘Connected Communities’ research programme.

Design Against Crime

This film showcases Design Against Crime it is an example of researchers creating new goods and services through innovative approaches and creative partnerships

Digital Transformations Moot

The AHRC now has 16 of the live streamed films available to view on a permanent basis via the AHRC’s YouTube channel

Uncovering Suburbia's Riches

A collaborative research project in Birmingham has succeeded in exposing the remarkable depth and richness of an 80-year period in the history of the city’s south-western suburbs

Exploring Dickens on Race

Read about Dickens’ shifting and conflicting perspectives on race and how they are due to be revealed in a forthcoming book

Hajj: Journey to the heart of Islam

AHRC funded a research project at the British Museum that underpinned their 2012 international exhibition Hajj: Journey to the heart of Islam

Glasgow Memories

Read about how a fascinating repository of unique interviews about people's working lives in the twentieth century is bringing the past to life in Glasgow

Putting Portus on the map

Read about a major international collaboration that's exploring one of the most important archaeological sites in the world

How green is the Bible?

There are few issues of such pressing political and ethical importance as the impact of human activity on the environment.