About the Centre

The Centre brings together over 170 academic staff from across the arts and humanities, social sciences, medicine and healthcare studies.

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Our Research

All staff in the Centre are research active and have good rates of attracting research funding.

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Teaching

We strongly believe in research-led teaching, and so leading researchers in the Centre lecture on their specialist subjects and their cutting edge expertise feeds into our learning and teaching.

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News, Events and Blog Posts

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CIGS is delighted to welcome Professor Kathy Davis (Vrije Universiteit, Netherlands), who will be giving a paper as part of...

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We are delighted to welcome Dr Sarah Marie Hall (Reader in Human Geography, University of Manchester), who will be giving...

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Unfortunately, this year, CIGS members won’t have the chance to celebrate graduation and the start of the Christmas break together...

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We are pleased to announce that recordings from two recent seminars are now available for viewing. Please click on the...

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“I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept.” ― Angela...

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I spent 2019 conducting ethnographic fieldwork in and around professional wrestling as part of my project into concussion in contact...

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By Ruth Holliday – Professor of Gender and Culture. (This post was originally published by the Sociological Review ) Cosmetic...

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Rosemary Lucy Hill discusses sexual harassment, assault and groping at live music events, and what can be done about it....

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