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Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Celebrating Student Achievement

On 10 October 2016, our Faculty held our annual Celebrating Student Achievement event to mark the achievements of some students nominated by their departments for academic achievements, progress or effort. Guests were entertained by members of the Music Department and Durham University Light Opera Group and the students were presented with a commemorative plaque.

Research

Apart from our world-class departmental research, we also contribute strongly to the Institute of Advanced Study, as well as several inter-departmental research centres.

What value is Arts and Humanities research?

What value is Arts and Humanities research?

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Professor David Cowling explains how research in the Arts and Humanities helps us understand the world in which we live and provides insights into our own and other cultures.


Faculty News

Music: Prof Michelle Meinhart speaks at WW1 music research network meeting

Prof Meinhart’s presentation outlined her ongoing research on music in the English country house during the First World War.

She joined scholars from around the country engaged in various approaches to researching the history of civilian and military music between 1914-1918.

The event was held on 28 April 2017 at the University of Kent Canterbury, and was supported by Gateways to the First World War, a centre for public engagement with the First World War centenary funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

(29 Apr 2017) » Music: Prof Michelle Meinhart speaks at WW1 music research network meeting


Music: Department seeks Assistant Professors in Historical Musicology

The Music Department is seeking to appoint suitably qualified candidates to fill two vacancies. One post is for a three-year fixed-term Assistant Professor in Historical Musicology. The successful candidate will have expertise in teaching in the field of musicology, including analysis.

Full details can be found here.

The second post is for a full-time permanent Assistant Professor (Teaching) in Historical Musicology. The successful candidate will have expertise in teaching in the fields of historical musicology and musical techniques, including foundational teaching in harmony, counterpoint and analysis.

Details of this position can be found here.

(28 Apr 2017)


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