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Researcher in Focus: Dr Peter Hommel

Posted on: 1 December 2022 | Category: 2022 Posts

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Our featured researcher of the month is Dr Peter Hommel from the Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology. Peter is an archaeological scientist specialising in the study of ancient technologies and materials with extensive research expertise in the archaeology of northern Eurasia and a passion for public engagement.

Researcher in Focus: Dr Lucienne Loh

Posted on: 28 October 2022 | Category: 2022 Posts

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This month’s researcher in focus is Dr Lucienne Loh, Reader in the Department of English. Lucienne is co-curator for 'Chinese and British', a major exhibition at the British Library opening on the 18th of November 2022 celebrating the contributions of Chinese people and their communities to British society since the seventeenth-century to the present day.

Welcome to new Fellows across the HSS Faculty

Posted on: 28 October 2022 | Category: 2022 Posts

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The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences is pleased to welcome several new Fellows across various Schools and Departments this academic year.

Being Human Festival 2022: University of Liverpool Events

Posted on: 12 October 2022 | Category: 2022 Posts

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We’re excited to be organising several events this November in Liverpool as part of this year’s Being Human Festival. Being Human is the UK’s national festival of the humanities, led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the British Academy.

'Scale 1:43. Toys, History and Material Culture' exhibition opens in Argentina

Posted on: 1 September 2022 | Category: 2022 Posts

Toys and books on display

Jordana Blejmar and Erika Teichert share exciting news from Argentina about the opening of an exhibition as part of their AHRC-funded project 'Cold War Toys: Material Cultures of Childhood in Argentina'.

Researcher in Focus: Dr William Ashworth

Posted on: 19 August 2022 | Category: 2022 Posts

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This month's researcher in focus is Dr William Ashworth, Reader in the Department of History. William is textiles lead for a major project called Congruence Engine, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council under the “Towards a National Collection” funding stream, linking the nation’s collections held by a multiplicity of organisations.

Watch 'Creating a Wondrous Place', the 2022 Heritage Keynote Lecture with National Museums Liverpool

Posted on: 6 July 2022 | Category: 2022 Posts

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In June 2022, the University of Liverpool was honoured to welcome Karen O'Rourke, Curator of Urban and Community History at National Museums Liverpool, as she presented the annual Heritage Keynote Lecture. Watch the lecture online here.

Royal African Society publishes report by Dr Jo Tierney into Lever Brothers DCR & Solomon Island Plantations

Posted on: 16 June 2022 | Category: 2022 Posts

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Dr Jo Tierney, a post-doctoral research associate at the School of Histories, Languages and Cultures, has been working with Unilever to explore the business practices of Lever Brothers from 1900-1930 in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of the Congo) and the Solomon Islands. Her scoping report has now been published by the Royal African Society.

Researcher in Focus: Dr Niamh Thornton

Posted on: 9 June 2022 | Category: 2022 Posts

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Our featured researcher this month is Dr Niamh Thornton, a Latin Americanist with a particular focus on Mexican film and literature.

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Researcher in Focus: Dr Peter Hommel

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Posted on: 1 December 2022 | Category: 2022 Posts

Our featured researcher of the month is Dr Peter Hommel from the Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology. Peter is an archaeological scientist specialising in the study of ancient technologies and materials with extensive research expertise in the archaeology of northern Eurasia and a passion for public engagement.

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