Media, Arts and Humanities
Sussex Festival of Ideas
9-12 June, 2021
Media, Arts and Humanities - Festival of Ideas
9-12 June, 2021 Take part. Be inspired!

Brought to you by the newly formed School of Media, Arts and Humanities at The University of Sussex, the inaugural Festival of Ideas highlighted the vital importance of the humanities, arts and media in a wide range of events including these and more.

With events like these and dozens more
9 June, 2021
6:30 pm
Stuart Hall Fellow in Residence, Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi, gave a keynote talk, introduced by Gilane Tawadros, Chair of Trustees of the Stuart Hall Foundation. Rebecca discussed her career in journalism, which includes a Stuart Hall Fellowship at the University of Sussex...
10 June, 2021
11:30 am
This event will explore the language and art of protest. What can history teach citizens today about using their bodies and voices in protest?
Panel discussion of industry experts exploring the possibilities and challenges that face the cultural sector in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Artists-scholars who have presented work in the Festival of Ideas come together to discuss how it was made.
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Watch these archived events from our festival launch
On 28 April, 2021, we launched our festival programme with a series of events co-created by students, faculty and staff from Media, Arts and Humanities.
28 April, 2021
2:00 pm
Join the festival team from across Media, Arts and Humanities to hear about the exciting events to come at the inaugural Sussex Festival of Ideas.
28 April, 2021
4:00 pm
A Life in Journalism: Sussex Graduate Clive Myrie reflects on why arts and humanities matter in broadcasting.
28 April, 2021
5:30 pm
A musical road trip with the faces behind Media, Arts and Humanities, this special session features Sanjeev Bhaskar, renowned artist and our university's own Chancellor.
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