The value of arts and culture to people and society

The £1m funding has been designed with and distributed by the local authorities in Rotherham, Sheffield, Barnsley and Doncaster, with the aim to generate more cultural events, activities or projects. The School is also strongly engaged with issues ofequality and diversitynot just in terms of Athena Swan but also in terms of research and teaching specialisms of its staff and students. Colleagues are involved in broader initiatives such as the Martin Luther King celebrations, International Women’s Day, and the Centenary of the Representation of the People Act 1918. Staff in the School of Arts and Cultures are strongly committed to the values ofcollegiality, fairness and inclusivityand supportive of wider University and national initiatives relating to these.

  • Liverpool Mountain by internationally renowned artist Ugo Rondinone is a major new public artwork for the city region which will be launched in October 2018.
  • It will use case studies drawn from across SOAS
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