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The Annual Humanities Horizons Lectures

The Annual Humanities Horizons Lecture was established to provide a significant contribution to reflection on and advocacy for the Arts and Humanities.

Lecture Series
2023 Totalitarianism and the Humanities A public lecture by Professor Lyndsey Stonebridge, Interdisciplinary Professor of Humanities and Human Rights at the University of Birmingham.

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2021 The Age of the Technocene: Why we need Arts and Humanities in the 4th Industrial Revolution A public lecture by Professor Andrew Thompson CBE, Professor of Global and Imperial History, Nuffield College, Oxford, and co-chair of the Global and Imperial History Centre at the University of Oxford.

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2019 Irish Slaves in America: Myths, History, and the problems of Social Media A public lecture by by Professor Anthea Butler , Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and Graduate chair of Religious Studies.

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2018 Dignity in Distress: Thoughts on Migration and Mortality A public lecture by Professor Homi K. Bhabha (Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of the Humanities, Director of the Mahindra Humanities Center, and Senior Advisor to the President and Provost at Harvard University.)

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2017 Culture & Populism: The Crisis of the Humanities and the Crisis of Western Liberalism A public lecture by Professor Joep Leerssen (Chair of European Studies and Modern European Literature, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands).

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2016 Understanding the Value of Arts & Culture A lecture by Professor Geoffrey Crossick (Distinguished Professor of the Humanities in the School of Advanced Study, University of London and Director of the Arts & Humanities Research Council’s Cultural Value Project). Read More
2013 The Humanities and Society A lecture by Professor Peter Strohschneider, President of the German Research Foundation. Read More

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