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Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

The Faculty of Arts & Humanities has seven departments and one school. It also has a Liberal Arts programme, English Language Centre and a Centre for Foreign Language Study. In the Times Good University Guide, almost every department is ranked within the top five in the UK.

Faculty News

Theology and Religion: Congratulations to CCS members Stefano Cracolici and Giles Gasper

We are delighted to report that CCS members Stefano Cracolici and Giles Gasper have each been promoted to Chair (Professor).

(16 Jul 2018) » Theology and Religion: this news

School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Abir Hamdar wins Durham University Impact Award

Dr Abir Hamdar, Associate Professor in Arabic Studies, received the Durham University Impact Award in a ceremony that took place in the Lindisfarne Centre on 11 July 2018. A total of 5 awards were made: one per faculty, one for early career candidates and an overall University award. Hamdar’s project was a joint winner of the University Award for her project ‘Performing Cancer in the Middle East’. Read more about Abir’s project here

In addition, Dr Joanna Allan, an early career Leverhulme research fellow in the School, was selected as a finalist for the Early Career Award for her project about human rights and social justice in Western Sahara. Read more about Joanna’s work here

(12 Jul 2018)

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Arts and Humanities cements position in World Top 50