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6 May 2020

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Representation of regional English cities in contemporary theatre

Tom Nicholas is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Drama. His research is funded by a College of Humanities and Arts and Humanities Research Council PhD Studentship. His research focuses on representations of regional English cities in contemporary theatre. His supervisor is Professor Cathy Turner. Regional cities and their representation in…

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8 April 2020

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Cornish language 1777 – 1904

My a studh rag doktourieth yn Pennskol Garesk, gans arghasans dhyworth Trest Ertach Kernow.  My a hwither studh an yeth Kernewek ynter 1777-1904 ha res yw dhymm kavos mar peu kewsys an yeth.  My a vynnsa gwelhe lok Kernewek yn adhyskans ughella. (I’m studying for a PhD at Exeter university, with funding from the Cornwall Heritage Trust.  I’m researching the status of the Cornish language between 1777-1904 and I’m looking to discover if the language was being spoken.  I would also like to increase…

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25 March 2020

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Greek and Latin curse tablets

Charlotte Spence is a PhD candidate in the Department of Classics and Ancient History whose research focuses on Greek and Roman curse tablets. In this blog, she explains what a curse tablet is, her journey to becoming a PhD student, distance learning from Salcombe and the support she receives from her supervisor…

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22 November 2019

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Exeter awarded UNESCO City of Literature status

After a successful bid led by Exeter’s Culture Innovation Consultancy team, Exeter has joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

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17 September 2019

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Places of Poetry: Mapping poetry and heritage in England and Wales

Members of the public are being encouraged to engage with poetry through a unique project led by Professor Andrew McRae with Ordnance Survey and The Poetry Society.

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3 November 2017

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Capturing live events for art fans of the future

Professor Gabriella Giannachi has been working with arts organisations to chart their history of hosting live art and help curators develop and document new performances.

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