Languages: your passport to an open world

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Wendy Ayres-Bennett is Professor of French Philology and Linguistics at the University of Cambridge, and Principal Investigator on MEITS, a major interdisciplinary research project on multilingualism. As the world gets set to celebrate International Mother Language Day, Wendy reflects on the importance of languages and how they have the power to help shape and empower … Continue reading Languages: your passport to an open world

Finding ‘Indigenous Intermediaries’ in the Archives of Arctic Exploration

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Dr Peter R. Martin is a Postdoctoral Research Associate working at the Scott Polar Research Institute - part of the Department of Geography - at the University of Cambridge. Peter's work is influenced by a number of different literatures including exploration studies, histories of science, postcolonial studies and intellectual history. In this blog post, Peter … Continue reading Finding ‘Indigenous Intermediaries’ in the Archives of Arctic Exploration

Museums on Prescription: Tackling loneliness and isolation through social prescribing

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Following the launch of the 2020 AHRC-Wellcome Trust Medical Humanities Awards, a national award celebrating the contribution of the arts and humanities to improving healthcare, health and wellbeing, we caught up with 2018 winner Professor Helen Chatterjee to find out more about her work and the highly successful project, Museums on Prescription. The Museums on … Continue reading Museums on Prescription: Tackling loneliness and isolation through social prescribing