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Exhibition: Decolonising witchcraft: Portraits of traditional healers in Bolivia

Running in our Peltz Gallery 3-25 March

Our research

Find out about some of the research projects undertaken by academics in the department

National Student Survey

New issue of 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century on The Arts and Feeling

This issue of 19 on ‘The Arts and Feeling’ explores the ways in which Victorian writers, artists, composers, sculptors, and architects imagined, conceptualized, and represented emotion.

CFP: Fluid Physicalities conference

During 2016, Fluid Physicalities has been running as a seminar series. We now invite papers, panels, and other forms of presentation for our closing conference on 10th March 2017

New film explores the history of Gordon Square

Academics and architects describe the former residents and uses of the building