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#ResistResilience – a talk by Dave Webster and Nikki Rivers at the Hidden Narratives conference

Duncan Dicks met up with two of our presenters for the Hidden Narratives conference on 11th July, to find out how they are planning to challenge the current enthusiasm for “resilience” in education and life. Who are you?…

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Creativity in a totalitarian society – a talk by Senja Andrejevic-Bullock at the Hidden Narratives conference

Organiser Duncan Dicks recently met up with one of our presenters to find out more about her conference talk planned for 11th July. Who are you? I’m Senja Andrejevic-Bullock, writer and playwright, Lecturer in Dramatic Writing. What are…

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“It’s not as simple as it looks” – what to expect at the Hidden Narratives conference

A one-day mini conference titled Being Human: How Hidden Narratives Challenge Authority has been organised by postgraduate research students at the University of Gloucestershire on 11th July 2017.   The day will include two keynote speakers, nine short…

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SHARING MEMORIES OF ADVENTURE PLAY

Dr Wendy Russell, Tom Williams, Dr Stuart Lester, Hilary Smith, Dr Malcolm MacLean The project ‘Sharing memories of adventure play’, which was part-funded by the Being Human Research Priority Area at the University of Gloucestershire, held a film…

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Lower High Street Project

From Professor Melanie Ilic. The History staff team is pleased to announce that it has been successful in securing two internal grants to undertake research focusing on the history of Cheltenham’s Lower High Street, near FCH campus. University-wide…

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Bob Dylan, by John Hughes

On 17th May 2016 I gave a talk on Bob Dylan in the Oxfam bookshop for the Cheltenham Poetry Festival. I began by apologizing that this wouldn’t be a talk about Dylan the poet or his songs as…

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Humanities Student Research Conference, 9 June

All humanities students and staff at the University of Gloucestershire are invited to the third annual Humanities Student Research Conference. The conference allows students who have taken the Scholarly Research Project module or have recently completed a dissertation to…

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The relationship between being human and food

by Jessica Iubini-Hampton Just like other animals, humans too have to feed on other living organisms in order to survive. This means that, as part of the cycle of life, human food is obtained by ending the lives…

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The Being Human undergraduate journal

Last academic year saw the launch of Issue 1 of Being Human (PDF available here). To quote the editor Josephine Bradford: “During one of the intellectual discussion in our Scholarly Research Project seminars here at the University of…

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New Reading Group

  We are pleased to announce this new reading group, open to all staff and research students in the Department of Humanities at the University of Gloucestershire, and those affiliated to the Being Human Centre. The group will meet…

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