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National acclaim for Writing Back

Award-winning project Writing Back, which pairs University of Leeds students with older local residents as pen pals, has been celebrated in national media throughout the festive season.

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An Evening with Simon Armitage

Join us for the inaugural reading by award-winning poet Simon Armitage, in celebration of his recent appointment as Professor of Poetry at the University of Leeds. Starts at 6:30 pm.

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Staff profile

Matthew Boswell

Holocaust memory; Holocaust literature and film; the 1994 Rwandan genocide; testimony; culture and atrocity; literature and transgression; global memory culture; digital culture.

Student profile

Phoebe Ryan

While studying for her undergraduate degree at Leeds, Phoebe discovered an interest in postcolonial studies that would see her return for postgraduate study.