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Our events offer up new perspectives on contemporary challenges.

The Global Humanities Initiative supports and promotes events that bring a humanities and social science perspective to bear on the challenges of contemporary life. In partnership with the Prokhorov Centre we support an ambitious programme of lectures and workshops that address key global challenges.

We also promote numerous other events in Sheffield that engage with the core aims of the initiative.

Potsdamer PlatzThe Prokhorov Lecture series

Our Prokhorov Centre hosts two lectures by world-leading academics each year.

Founded in 2014, the Prokhorov Centre promotes interdisciplinary study of central and eastern European intellectual and cultural history. It is based in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Sheffield.

Prokhorov Lecture themes