School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies

School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies

Welcome to the School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies

Art History, Classics, Religious Studies and Museum and Heritage Studies are scholarly disciplines that explore the cultural, artistic, textual and religious traditions that have shaped our world. Whether studying the ancient past or the present, research and teaching in these disciplines examines the beliefs, texts, rituals and creative activities that give depth and meaning to human existence.

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Nov292016 Gordon H Brown Lecture
Date: 29 November 2016
Time: 6.00 pm
The Gordon H. Brown Lecture 2016 London Calling: Settler and Indigenous Artists, Artistic De-colonisation, and the British Art World Read more

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23 September 2016 Political Communication in Rome - in Spain
Earlier this month, Jeff Tatum delivered a paper, entitled ‘Canvassing the elite: communicating sound values in the Commentariolum Petitionis’ at the conference, Public Opinion and Political Culture in Rome, held in Seville on September 8th and 9th. Read more
21 September 2016 "The moment hijabs dazzled the New York Fashion Week catwalk"
Dr Eva Nisa gives interview to  BBC during New York Fashion Weekwhich featured the first hijab collection. Read more
1 September 2016 A new book by Simon Perris
Dr. Simon Perris (Senior Lecturer, Classics) has written a new book about translation and how it shapes the way we read and understand ancient Greek tragedy in the modern world: The Gentle, Jealous God: Reading Euripides’ Bacchae in English (London: Bloomsbury, 2016). Read more

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Introducing the David Carson-Parker Collection

The Classics Museum was recently bequested 70 antiquities from a private collection. Read more

Visit to Mosque

Dr Eva Nisa accompanied Reli 203 students on a field trip to the local mosque in Kilbirne.  They were welcomed by the Imam who gave them a guided tour and answered questions.

Dr Eva Nisa joins Religious Studies

Eva NisaThe School is delighted to welcome our newest researcher and colleague. Dr. Eva Nisa, from Indonesia, holds degrees from al-Azhar University in Egypt, Leiden University in Holland, and the Australian National University. Her ground-breaking research treats such exciting topical questions as Muslim women's issues in contemporary Indonesia (including speed dating, veiled women, marriage and divorce, and "chick lit"); Muslim youth; and transnational Islamic groups and networks. Read more

Research Excellence Award

Dr Joseph Bulbulia, Associate Professor, Religious Studies received a research excellence award at a function at Parliament on 14 September, 2016.

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