Diasporas Migration and Identities Research Programme, Arts and Humanities Research Council
The Arts and Humanities Research Council is a non-departmental public body advancing arts and humanities research in the United Kingdom. Its aims are:
- To promote and support the production of world-class research in the arts and humanities
- To promote and support world-class postgraduate training designed to equip graduates for research or other professional careers
- To strengthen the impact of arts and humanities research by encouraging researchers to disseminate and transfer knowledge to other contexts where it makes a diference
- To raise the profile of arts and humanities research and to be an effective advocate for its social, cultural and economic significance
Diasporas, Migration and Identities is a five year trans-disciplinary research programme funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. It includes arts and humanities scholars from all over the UK working on individual research, large collaborative and interdisciplinary projects, and in international networks. The aim is to research, discuss and present issues related to diasporas and migration, and their past and present impact on subjectivity and identity culture and the imagination, place and space, emotion, politics and sociality.