Successful research centres announced

July 14, 2000

The Arts and Humanities Research Board has announced the first ten projects to be funded under its Research Centres Scheme. More than 145 institutions applied. The programme provides a maximum of Pounds 875,000 over five years. The projects are:

* The Centre for the Study of the Domestic Interior, run by the Royal College of Art, Victoria and Albert Museum, and Royal Holloway College

* The Centre for Jewish-Non-Jewish Relations - Southampton University, Reading University, and the Institute of Jewish Policy Research

* The Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies - Aberdeen University, Queen's University, Belfast, and Dublin University

* The Centre for the Study of Asian and African Literatures - the School of Oriental and African Studies and University College London

* The Centre for Byzantine Cultural History - Queen's, Newcastle University, and Sussex University

* The Centre for the Study of Renaissance Elite and Court Cultures - Warwick University

* The Centre for British Film and Television Studies - Birkbeck College, Sheffield Hallam University, Ulster University, Central St Martin's School of Art and Design, the Royal College of Art, the British Film Institute, Exeter University, and Brighton University

* The Centre for Cultural Analysis, History Cultural Analysis, History and Theory - Leeds University

* The Centre for Northeast England history - Durham University, Teesside University, Sunderland University, Newcastle, and Northumbria University

* The Centre for Studies of the Evolution of Human Cultural Behaviour - University College London and Southampton University.

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