The Media, Arts and Humanities Research Institute

The Media, Arts and Humanities Research Institute is the collaborative hub of research in Media, Arts and Humanities at Sussex. It draws on the Sussex traditions of radicalism and innovation to support our research and creative practice from across the School.

Coming soon:

Festival of Ideas 

May 2024

A collaboration between the School of Media, Arts and Humanities and Brighton Festival, Festival of Ideas harnesses the transformative power of the arts and humanities to fashion new ways of thinking about the past, present and future. Events include: Bird BathRemember when the Turner Prize Came to Sussex; The Radical Revolutionary Witch; Now That’s What I Call Magic; Radical Remembering; and Close-up

Find out more at the Festival of Ideas website.

Latest news

Our inaugural research theme for 2023/24 is Beginnings.

An ideal start for this new initiative, Beginnings is a multidisciplinary theme that engages with Sussex research in many different ways, encouraging us to think about creation, origins, emergence, natality, and newness. How might ideas of coming-into-being help us think anew about interdisciplinarity, climate change, history, creative practice, and our teaching and research more broadly?

The theme will support events throughout the year, starting with a Beginnings-themed Research Conversation

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Banner image: Reflections on a meeting by Scribe is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0


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