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We are a thematic, multidisciplinary programme funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council aiming to develop arts and humanities understandings of landscape and environment in distinctive, innovative and engaging ways through research projects of the highest quality and international significance.
Funded by AHRC in 2011, the Fellowship aims to draw together the impact of the research amassed by the Landscape and Environment Programme.
The final Impact Fellowship newsletter was published in March 2012. The bumper edition provides an overview of the final months of the Fellowship and plans for the future.
A one day conference exploring the challenges facing common land and its relevance to modern society and the economy will be held at Newcastle University on 5th July 2013. The event marks the culmination of Commons Knowledge, a follow on funding project involving the Contested Common Land team and Fellowship partners National Trust. Programme .
An exhibition curated by The Cultured Rainforest project team is open at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge until 1st June 2013. It tells the story of the rainforest on the island of Borneo and the people for whom it has been home, today and in the past.
In January 2013 Tate launched a new online publication based on research completed as part of The Sublime Object large grant. Art of the Sublime is an extensive resource available to all.
Members of the Tales of the Frontier project team have been awarded an AHRC Creative Engagement Fellowship to develop the impact of the project and to explore possibilities for further research. Congratulations!
In December 2011 AHRC funded 6 new projects linked to the Researching Environmental Change networks under the above call. Each project involves collaboration between multiple award holders but are led by Stephen Bottoms, Peter Coates, Stephen Daniels, Georgina Endfield, Lorna Hughes and Hayden Lorimer.
Imagining Change:Coastal Conversations
The Programme Directorate was invited to produce the AHRC contribution for the international conference ‘Planet under Pressure’, in London, 26-29th March 2012. The resulting film features three projects that showcase different kinds of creative engagements between arts and humanities scholars and coastal landscapes.
A day of talks and creative practice inspired by the landscape of Lincolnshire was held at the University of Nottingham on 16th April 2013. The day also included the official launch of a new artwork by Simon Read commissioned as part of the Impact Fellowship.
A special issue of the online journal Tate Papers is now available from the Tate website. It features a selection of contributions to the AHRC Landscape and Environment conference 'Art & Environment’ held at Tate Britain in 2010, including papers on Patrick Keiller's film Robinson in Ruins and the wider research project The Future of Landscape and the Moving Image.
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