Series of old printed images of hands and gestures

Deafness in Tudor and Stuart England

Dr Rosamund Oates will give an online public lecture to celebrate UK Disability History Month.

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Votives in Manchester: International Day of Disabled People 2021

Inspired by Emma-Jayne Graham’s lecture on votives in Ancient Rome, Venture Arts developed a…

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A woman holding a hearing trumpet

Hearing Happiness

Our celebrations of UK Disability History Month started with an entertaining and informative talk…

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an image of a Culture in Quarantine flyer

Culture in Quarantine: A Manifesto for 2050

Dr Kai Syng Tan, an artist based at MMU and a member of the ‘Cultures of Disability’ research…

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An open book showing different gestures with his hands.

Deafness and Salvation in Early Modern Europe

Early Modern Europe was an aural world. Despite the invention of print and the rise in literacy,…

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