In February this year, Dr Michael Talbot – along with nine other academics with a talent for communication – became an AHRC/BBC New Generation Thinker. In this week's blog Michael describes his journey to becoming part of the next generation of Arts and Humanities broadcasters.
This week's blog comes from Katrin Kohl from the Creative Multilingualism research team. In it, she describes the importance of holding on to first languages as part of holding on to our culture.
In this blog post, Dr Marcus Morris discusses his project, exploring the impact of the Great War on children and young people.
In this post, Professor Mark Connelly examines how Western Front battlefields became places to visit – both for tourists and pilgrims – after the Great War.
In this Blog, New Generation Thinker Dr Dafydd Mills Daniel discusses the difference between patriotism and nationalism in the sporting world.
Ian Stanton – Strategy and Development Manager for AHRC – discusses his recent trip to Vienna to visit HERA’s Uses of the Past conference. To quote L.P. Hartley, “The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.” In an effort to make it less “foreign”, 120 academics from across Europe gathered in Vienna in March … Continue reading HERA: ‘Uses of the Past’: Making the past a less foreign place
Dr Michael Eades writes about Being Human and the New Generation Thinkers