Do the Arts and Humanities matter? Answers from across Britain's universities

At a Cambridge conference on the Higher Education reforms, leading researchers from universities across the UK were each asked to give a seven minute talk on why the Arts and Humanities matter. Now their talks are available on video.
Niki Seth-Smith
22 March 2011

Do the Arts and Humanities matter? This was the question put to a group of leading researchers from universities across the UK at a Cambridge conference last month called "The Arts and Humanities: Endangered Species?". In light of the Higher Education reforms, each of the speakers was asked to give a seven minute talk on the cultural and social benefits these subjects bring. Now their talks are available in a series of videos posted by Cambridge University on YouTube. Here is the first.

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