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On the 22 January 2018, a showcase of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) research took place at Oxford Brookes University. Staff and students came together under the theme of Intersections and Connections to present new ideas, and to explore the wider impact of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
The Departments of History, Philosophy and Culture, and Social Sciences at Oxford Brookes University collaborated on a research symposium on 25 January. Populism 2.0 brought together historians and political scientists to explore prominent issues implicit within contemporary populism, that is ‘the quality of appealing to or being aimed at ordinary people.’
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Oxford Brookes University is pleased to offer the de Rohan Scholarship to two full or part-time students studying the MA Creative Writing, MA English, MA History, or MA by Research in the History of Art for September 2018 entry.
Dr Sally Holloway, Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow in History and History of Art, has
launched a new virtual ‘Emotions Book Club’ with Dr Jane Mackelworth (Queen Mary University London). The club encourages members of the public to read and discuss books by female authors that have been neglected by history.
Research by Professor David Nash from the School of History, Philosophy and Culture at Oxford Brookes University aims to move us on from discussions around the decline of religion, to instead show a different side to the story.
The Oxford Brookes History and History of Art teams have received exceptional results in the most recent student satisfaction survey (NSS).
The School of History, Philosophy and Culture are please to invite applications for a PhD Studentship in Evolutionary Ethics.
Oxford Brookes University has announced a new entry tariff of 112-120 UCAS points for BA History in a bid to widen access to ‘elite subjects’.
Dr. Helen De Cruz has been awarded a prestigious Templeton Foundation grant worth £158,038 to undertake a philosophical investigation into the roots of human morality. The project is planned to take place over three years and will yield two conferences, a lecture series in addition to published research.
Today (6 November) marks the 800th anniversary of the influential 1217 Charter of the Forest. Now, a new Charter for Trees, Woods and People is being launched to champion the many benefits trees and woods bring to people.