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‘Senses of the Empire: multisensory approaches to Roman culture’ conference

‘Senses of the Empire: Multisensory Approaches to Roman Culture’ conference, The Open University (R01), Hawley Crescent, Camden, London, 30 November 2013. By collecting the senses together in the interdisciplinary and multi-period volume ‘Empire of the Senses’ David Howes led ‘a revolution in the representation and analysis of culture’ (2005, p.14). This one-day conference aims to bring that revolution on apace, by exploring the application of a multisensory approach to current research on the archaeological spaces and places of the Roman world. Continue reading

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Prof Helen King on BBC Radio 4′s ‘In Our Time’

Helen King, Professor in Classical Studies, appears as an expert in BBC Radio 4′s ‘In Our Time’,presented by Melvyn Bragg, on Thursday 10 October. Continue reading

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Arts and Humanities PhD Studentships, Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Arts, Open University: 9 full-time, 3-year PhD studentships available from 1 October 2013. In 2013-14, 5 AHRC-funded studentships are available in: History, with the National Library of Wales; English, with the British Library; and Music, with the National Library of Scotland. The 2 final awards with these partners are in English (e-manuscript collections) and History (digital heritage/crowdsourced data). We are also offering a Music studentship attached to the Listening Experience Database, a major AHRC-funded project in collaboration with the Royal College of Music.
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