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Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities consists of 2500 undergraduate, 250 taught and 200 research postgraduate students with 210 academic and 60 other staff.

The Faculty of Humanities spans a wide range of disciplines including: archaeology, English, film, history, modern languages, music and philosophy.

The Faculty contains a number of specialist centres, including: the Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non Jewish Relations; the Centre for Applied Languages Research; the Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Culture; the Centre for Global Englishes; the Centre for Transnational Studies; Centre for Mexico Southampton Collaboration (MEXSU) and the Southampton Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, which works in partnership with the Chawton House Library.

Academic activity is located primarily on Avenue and Highfield Campuses.


For more details, see the Humanities contact page.

Dean of the Faculty of Humanities
Professor Anne Curry

Key people

Associate Deans

Faculty website

Academic groups

Research Centres

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