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Centre for Culture and the Arts


Centre for Culture and the Arts

Founded in 2013, the Centre for Culture and the Arts is the public face of the research and public engagement work taking place in the School of Cultural Studies & Humanities.

Our Aims:

  • Act as a focus of interdisciplinary and collaborative research in culture and the arts;
  • Encourage interdisciplinary forms and modes of delivery of research in culture and the arts;
  • Promote participation in culture and the arts for all those interested;
  • Challenge the current climate of austerity in which culture and the arts are increasingly becoming the preserve of the privileged;
  • Develop links locally and further afield with arts and cultural institutions, partner organisations and other interested parties.

 


Centre for Culture and the Arts  contact

+44 (0)113 812 3375 S.Watkins@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

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Celebrating Caribbean Carnival Culture in Leeds

This May, a three-day international conference to celebrate Caribbean carnival culture was held at Leeds Beckett University for the first time. In this blog post, conference organiser, Dr Emily Zobel Marshall, looks back on the success of the event whilst looking forward to the future of Caribbean carnival culture research at the University.

Event to celebrate 50 years of the Leeds West Indian Carnival seeks contributors

An event to celebrate 50 years of the Leeds West Indian Carnival in 2017 is set to be held at Leeds Beckett University and is welcoming applications for contributors.

Air pollution, racism in football and autism to be debated in Leeds Cultural Conversations

Racism in football, autism and air pollution in urban-industrial Britain are three of the topics that will be discussed in a series of nine lectures to be hosted by Leeds Beckett University and Leeds City Council.

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Sep 14

Beckett Choir Rehearsals

Love singing, making music, or just want to meet new people? Come along and join Beckett Choir - no auditions, and no need to be able to read music!

Oct 5

Dirty Paintings by Andy Edwards

Andy Edwards from the School of Art, Architecture & Design is exhibiting his work throughout October and November in the porch gallery at Left Bank Leeds.

Nov 25

Undergraduate Open Day

Our Open Days take place between June and November each year and they are a great way to find out why we are one of the most popular universities in the country.

Nov 28

UK Music MAP Research Symposium

The Music Academic Partnership (MAP) is a ground-breaking collaboration between academic institutions and UK Music’s members.

Nov 29

Grow your business through Virtual Reality

An exciting opportunity to see a live demo of our KTP project with Citu, seeing how virtual reality can impact your business

Nov 29

SoBEE Seminar Series: Assessing the Quality of Retrofits in Solid Wall Dwellings

SoBEE Seminar Series: Assessing the Quality of Retrofits in Solid Wall Dwellings presented by Dr David Glew from the Leeds Sustainability Institute based at the School of Built Environment and Engineering

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