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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.

The Centre for Culture and the Arts...

  • Conducts interdisciplinary and collaborative research in culture and the arts;
  • Facilitates students and the public to engage with our research in an inclusive and accessible way;
  • Conducts research projects with arts and cultural organisations locally and further afield.


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Centre for Culture and the Arts  contact

+44 (0)113 812 3375 S.Watkins@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
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Cultural Studies & Humanities March Good News

The latest good news from the School of Cultural Studies & Humanities

International Women’s Day: The forgotten heroines and women in history?

A Leeds Beckett academic is hosting a talk exploring forgotten heroines and women in history, to coincide with International Women’s Day.

Cultural Studies & Humanities January Good News

The latest good news from the School of Cultural Studies & Humanities.

Centre for Culture and the Arts

Sep 18

Voices from the Vaults: in search of spoken language from the past

In his professorial inaugural lecture, Professor Ivor Timmis will explore the vivid, poignant and funny insights of late eighteenth and early nineteenth century records of spoken language.

Sep 18

Kirkstall Forge Development Update and Presentation: Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber

The £400 million Kirkstall Forge development in Leeds will eventually provide around 1,050 homes and 300,000 sq ft of high quality offices, leisure, shops and restaurants. Join us for an update from the scheme's developers, CEG.

Sep 19

A Leeds Law School Symposium on Prevent

Prevent is a pre-criminal stage, no one is prosecuted under it, and it is a multi-agency response to help those who are referred to it. However, suspicions remain that Prevent is another layer of state surveillance on suspect communities, a view not helped with the introduction of the statutory responsibility on those working in education, prisons and health to deal with individuals who behave or express terms that raise cause for concern.

Sep 19

Frugal innovation: Challenging austerity in primary schools

Dr Anne Temple Clothier will discuss her work with co-creation projects, the importance of parental involvement with their children's learning and how to encourage parents to access the school premises in a more meaningful way.

Sep 20

Yorkshire Sculpture International symposium

This symposium will critically reflect on the first Yorkshire Sculpture International with a day of talks by artists, curators, fabricators and educators.

Sep 21

Heritage Open Days 2019

Discover the people behind Leeds Beckett University’s historic campus and origins as a university. From the monks and landowners who developed Beckett Park at the heart of the Headingley community over 400 years, to the civic leaders who established our education provision in Leeds in 1824.

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