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    We have been at the forefront of developing film studies as an academic subject for over 30 years.
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    We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that explore the history and theory of art.
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European Theatre Research Network hosts International Thomas Ostermeier Symposium

More than 75 international delegates attended a two-day symposium dedicated to the work of the German theatre director Thomas Ostermeier, which was organised by the University of Kent's European Theatre Research Network (ETRN). The event took place at the Barbican Centre and Royal Central School of Speech and Drama/University of London, to coincide with the London performances of Ostermeier's production of Henrik ...

30th September 2014

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Three Layers of Telling a Story: Professor Paul Allain brings Erasmus Project to The School of Arts

'Three Layers of Telling a Story: Creation of Joint Curricula in the Higher Education of Cinematographers, Puppeteers and Applied Theatre Practitioners' Professor Paul Allain of The School of Arts is part of an exciting new Three Year Erasmus + Programme entitled 'Three layers of telling a story: Creation of joint curricula in the Higher Education of Cinematographers, P...

29th September 2014

University of Kent makes top 30 in the Sunday Times League Table!

The University of Kent appeared 30th out of 123 institutions in the latest Sunday Times league table. This is the first time we have achieved a top 30 position and our progress up the table was specifically noted in the Good University Guide Supplement: "The university has been moving up our league table, rising another 3 places this year, fuelled by increasing levels of student satisfaction, good graduate job prospect...

25th September 2014

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A Letter from French Film Director Bertrand Tavernier

On 19th August 2014, French film director Bertrand Tavernier wrote to a University of Kent lecturer asking him to convey a message to Kent's Film students. This is the letter: I was in Canterbury once for a film festival. I liked the city and the countryside. For many years, I have been a fan of a superb Powell and Pressburger film, very underrated, called A Canterbury Tale. A beautiful meditation on what is national identity (nothing to do with nationalism)...

23rd September 2014

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Perugino Exhibition Co-curated by Professor Tom Henry

The 'Perugino, Master of Raphael' exhibtion, co-curated by Professor Tom Henry,  is now running in Paris between 12th September 2014 - 19th January 2015.   Considered by his contemporaries as one of the greatest painters in Italy, Perugino (1450-1523) pioneered a new style of painting during the last decades of the 15th century and the first two of 16th century, which profoundly influenced the period. His crystal-clear art, made of translucenc...

19th September 2014

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