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News and Events within the Department of Social Sciences and Languages at Northumbria University.

From fascinating research, outstanding achievements and exciting exhibitions to forthcoming open days and high-profile public lectures, you can find information about the latest news, events and activities within the Social Sciences and Languages.

The news articles below show the exciting stories and work taking place within Social Sciences and Languages, including stimulating comment and opinion from our academics – many of whom are leaders in their fields.

The events show our wide range of exciting activities taking place, including public lectures, performances, conferences, open days, and much more.  Many of our events are free and open to the public.

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Latest News and Features

Care leavers covenant
The Lit & Phil, Newcastle. Image by Sally Ann Norman
EXPERT COMMENT: Why food is such a powerful symbol in political protest
Headshot of Helen Fairfoul
pictured left to right is David Smith, CEO of the charity Oasis Community Housing, and Dr Adele Irving and Dr Jamie Harding of Northumbria University, standing in front of the Houses of Parliament holding the report on homelessness and trauma which has just been published
Labour trafficking
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