We know you’re going to have a brilliant time here. There’s a lot to think about before starting university so we have put together some information you will find useful before you arrive and for your first few weeks at uni, to get your student life off to the best possible start.
Students taking part in the Census project, a collaborative project using historical census data to highlight changing patterns in health, disability, housing, employment and identity) have spoken about their experiences.
Humanities lecturer Victoria Margree (author of a book on Firestone) and Claus Halberg (University of Bergen’s Centre for Women’s and Gender Research) discuss the Canadian-American radical feminist, writer and activist in this film.
In the wake of the BLM protests, podcast series Slavery and the City looks at what it means for Britain to reckon with the history of the transatlantic slave trade – and Humanities lecturer Anita has contributed to the second episode on London’s Guildhall and the slave ship, Zong massacre.
Dr Becca Searle and Dr Heba Youssef teach on our new politics degrees – here we find out a bit more about what made them want to specialise in this fascinating subject and how they teach politics at Brighton.
You can now apply for our new courses in Politics BA(Hons), Politics and Social Change BA(Hons), Environmental Politics BA(Hons), Politics and International Relations BA(Hons) and Sex and Politics BA(Hons).
The collaborative project (Census 2021: Using historical census data to highlight changing patterns in health, disability, housing, employment and identity) will use the upcoming census for creative learning sessions with under-represented local groups.
Students and staff are invited to this free event hosted by the Universities of Brighton and Sussex which sees award-winning science journalist and author of ‘Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong’ and ‘Superior: the Return of Race Science’ speaking to our staff and students. Book your place now.
To mark the bicentenary of the bicentenary of the birth of German philosopher Friedrich Engels this Saturday, Lecturer in Critical History and Politics Dr Christian Høgsbjerg has written a blog about Engels as a revolutionary historian.
Historian Dr Christian Hogsbjerg, lecturer in critical history and politics, discusses decolonising the curriculum, Caribbean history, how race and empire impacted on British identity, politics, society and culture – and much more.
Anita Rupprecht has written an article for Himid’s show Memorial to Zong – the piece reflects on two of Himid’s artworks in the context of the relationship between the histories and cultural memories of the transatlantic slave trade.
Humanities researcher Dr Aakanksha Virkar Yates appears on a BBC Radio 3 documentary this Friday 25 September (midday) to discuss Beethoven’s artistic and philosophical legacy and his influence on politics in the early 20th century.
Tomas Haffenden, described as a strategist and industry thought leader, has been appointed in the new senior role at Australian company Versa – his role will include leveraging emerging technologies, specifically, conversational AI.
Dr Robin Dunford is course course leader for the MA in Globalisation: Politics, Conflict and Human Rights, and teach on Global Politics, Human Rights, Humanitarian Intervention, Development and Peacebuilding.
Qualified for the Future (May 2020) demonstrates the tangible benefits of skills developed in the arts, humanities and social sciences to the UK workforce, economy and society, not only now but in the future.
Christian teaches history and politics in our Humanities department and is co-author of the book Toussaint Louverture: A Black Jacobin in the Age of Revolutions – read his recent interview with The Public Archive.
Got any questions about studying the Humanities at Brighton? If you’re an applicant or thinking of applying then sign up for our online chat with lecturers from English, philosophy, politics, globalisation, history and history of art and design.