DEFEND the ARTS and HUMANITIES

DEFEND the ARTS and HUMANITIES is another campaign started in the UK by Arts and Humanities academics. The campaign started as a Facebook group. They have developed a set of positions in answer to the question “Why Defend the Arts and Humanities?”

  • The Arts and Humanities are useful
  • The Arts and Humanities promote a just society
  • The Arts and Humanities make money
  • The Arts and Humanities consrve our best traditions and sustain what is best in our way of life
  • The Arts and Humanities are open to everyone
  • The Arts and Humanities are an essential arena for experimental thought

Read their full answer to the question here, Why Defend the Arts and Humanities?

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