Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities

At the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities, we encourage our students to cross boundaries. Great innovation and progress happens when together we learn from other cultures, disciplines and perspectives, and reach beyond our comfort zone.

Our Foundation Year prepares students for the faculty's BA programmes, giving them the opportunity to connect complex ideas and explore their intellectual potential. We help students to think more deeply and critically, be more collaborative, and look at ideas from many angles.

We're home to areas of study that cross disciplinary lines, from the Centre for Japanese Studies, to the Publishing Project, the Media Suite, Digital Humanities and the East Anglian Film Archive. We also offer interdisciplinary postgraduate courses such as  Gender Studies and Interdisciplinary Japanese Studies.



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08 Jun 2021

Widespread improvement for UEA in Complete University Guide rankings

UEA’s School of Chemistry jumping 19 places to 6th and American Studies climbing into the top five were just two of a number of successes for the University, as...

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05 May 2021

UEA collaborative project to improve global electoral integrity

A University of East Anglia (UEA) researcher will jointly lead a project to improve elections around the world, thanks to a grant of nearly $193,000CAN.

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28 Apr 2021

Call for contributors: The Routledge Handbook of Archaeology and the Media in the 21st Century 

​​​​​​​This edited volume brings together archaeology and media scholarship to explore the impact of contemporary twenty first century media on the field of...

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Book launch: The New Patriarchs of Digital Capitalism

  • Jun 25, 2021 16:00PM
  • Online
  • Launch
  • Free

You are invited to join us the launch of a new book: The New Patriarchs of Digital Capitalism: Celebrity Tech Founders and Networks of Power (Routledge 2021) by Ben Little and Alison Winch (University of East Anglia) Chair: Eylem Atakav (University of East Anglia) Respondents: Debbie Ging (Dublin City University), Jamie Hakim (Kings College London), Jo Littler (City University) The book offers an original critique of the billionaire founders of US West Coast tech companies, addressing their collective power, influence and ideology, their group dynamics and the role they play in the wider sociocultural and political formations of digital capitalism. This is an important interdisciplinary contribution suitable for researchers and students across Digital Media, Media and Communication, Gender and Cultural Studies. 20% Discount Available - enter the code FLR40 at checkout* Purchase here: