A forgotten 1913 play, Jane Clegg, which explores themes of female empowerment, gender politics and fraud will receive a new production from Tuesday 23 April at London’s Finborough Theatre in collaboration with Dr Andrew Maunder.
18 April 2019
A team of archaeologists and historians from MOLA and the University of Hertfordshire are calling on people who may have discovered 17th century ‘witch bottles’ during restoration work or know of examples curated at their places of work, to come forward.
18 April 2019
British myths, legends and magic are the subject of a new MA in Folklore Studies to be launched by the University of Hertfordshire this autumn, reawakening interest in the nation’s rich cultural heritage and customs.
16 April 2019
The winner of the 2018 National Poetry Competition has been announced as Wayne Holloway-Smith, lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Hertfordshire, with his poem ‘The posh mums are boxing in the square’.
1 April 2019
Khaled Hassan, BA (Hons) English Language & Communication with Journalism - 2007, has spent the past few months risking his life volunteering in natural disaster zones across Indonesia - delivering tents, food, bedding and medicine to desperate survivors of tsunamis, earthquakes, flash floods and landslides.
28 March 2019
To mark the bi-centenary of the publication of John Polidori’s gothic tale The Vampyre, academics from across the world are gathering at the Open Minds, Open Graves Symposium for the bicentenary of The Vampyre to celebrate how the novella founded the modern tradition of vampire fiction that continues to hold readers in thrall today.
26 March 2019
Final year BA(Hons) Mass Communications student Naomi Nwaokoru got more than she bargained for when she contacted the Office of the Vice Chancellor (OVC) at the University of Hertfordshire.
12 March 2019
On Wednesday 13 February we were delighted to welcome five alumni back on campus to take part in the 2019 Humanities Conference.
14 February 2019
Thursday 31 January saw the first ever ‘Class of 2018 reunion’ at the Kanaloa club in London.
5 February 2019
Dr Sam Coleman, Reader in UH’s Philosophy Department, has been awarded a prestigious Major Research Fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust.
19 December 2018
The University of Hertfordshire is inviting members of the public to join its Supernatural St Albans Halloween Tour on 31 October to explore the magical and spectral history of the county’s finest uncanny city.
25 October 2018
MA Creative Writing graduates have novels shortlisted for prestigious prize.
17 October 2018
Professor John Lippitt has taken up a visiting research fellowship in the USA as part of this Major Research Project.
17 October 2018
School of Humanities, and Adam J Barker, Lecturer, Human Geography, School of Life and Medical Sciences, have been appointed to the prestigious positions of Adjunct Research Professors with the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.
18 September 2018
To celebrate the centenary of some women being given the right to become members of Parliament (Qualification of Women Act), the University of Hertfordshire is taking part in a major international conference - A Century of Women MPs 1918 – 2018 from 5-7 September in London.
4 September 2018