FASS in the News

Prestigious award nomination for Lancaster Castle online course

Prestigious award nomination for Lancaster Castle online course

30 April 2019

Lancaster University History Department’s first ever on-line course ‘Lancaster Castle and Northern English History: the View from the Stronghold’ was a runner-up in a national ‘Learning on Screen’ award. It was one of four nominees in the ‘Online Education Resource’ category – up against the BBC and two other universities.

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Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka

Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka

24 April 2019

Revd Dr Anderson Jeremiah (PPR) was interviewed on France 24 about the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka and the recent targeting of Christians in the country.

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FASS academic selected to undertake research by Commission for Countering Extremism

FASS academic selected to undertake research by Commission for Countering Extremism

9 April 2019

Dr Benjamin Lee, a Senior Research Associate in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion has been selected to contribute research to a first-of-its-kind study into the scale of extremism in our country.

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Repeat removals of children

Repeat removals of children

5 April 2019

Claire Mason (Sociology) appeared on BBC Radio Four Woman's Hour on 4th April to take part in a panel discussion on mothers who face multiple removals of their children.

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FASS leads £1 million project to recover ‘lost’ history of Sardinia

FASS leads £1 million project to recover ‘lost’ history of Sardinia

27 March 2019

An exciting £1 million project led by Dr Alex Metcalfe (History) will set out to recover the ‘lost’ history of Sardinia from 1,000 years ago. The four-year project on ‘Power, society, and (dis)connectivity in medieval Sardinia’ is funded by The Arts and Humanities Research Council.

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‘Eminent social scientist’ honoured for research excellence

‘Eminent social scientist’ honoured for research excellence

25 March 2019

Professor Imogen Tyler (Sociology) is one of 73 leading social scientists conferred as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences. The new Fellows are drawn from academics, practitioners and policymakers across the social sciences.

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