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Why Liberal Arts at the University of Nottingham?

Liberal Arts is embedded in the traditions of the University of Nottingham and an important part of its future. This is a university that is founded on the principles of ambition, engagement, partnership and civic responsibility. Liberal Arts continues these ideals as it is a degree that is built on interdisciplinary research, communication and commitment …

Why choose Liberal Arts at Nottingham? 7 reasons.

Liberal Arts is relatively new within universities in the United Kingdom but it really is the oldest subject you can study. In Ancient Greece and Rome, it was thought that studying a range of disciplines, rhetoric, grammar and logic, were essential components of citizenship. In the great medieval universities of Bologna and Paris, this was …

Investigating New York’s Anthora coffee cup

The Anthora coffee cup is an iconic part of New York. Its distinct blue and white pattern can be seen in any television programme or film set in the city to signify the metropolis. Its presence on the subway and streets during the morning commute demonstrate how everyday this object has become for New Yorkers. …

Future Cities – a key issue for Liberal Arts

How will we live in the cities of the future? This is a question that troubles politicians, urban planners, architects, environmentalists as well as individuals and communities across the world. In the context of limited resources, increasing populations, crumbling infrastructure and environmental degradation, we need to pay serious heed to this issue. This is where …

Keeping time and interdisciplinary work with Liberal Arts

In Liberal Arts we want to encourage interdisciplinary thinking. As student attend lectures from across other departments, develop their own ideas, discover new methods and theories, we always come together as Liberal Arts scholars to discuss how we can draw these connections together. For example, we can do this by exploring the theme of time. …