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Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries
King's College London
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Welcome to my personal website. I’m Professor Richard Howells, a cultural sociologist, lecturer, author and broadcaster. My books include Visual Culture, The Myth of the Titanic, and my latest: A Critical Theory of Creativity: Utopia, Aesthetics, Atheism and Design. I specialise in the study of visual and popular culture, together with media and cultural theory. I'm Professor of Cultural Sociology at King's College London. In 2015 I was a Visiting Scholar at St John's College, University of Oxford, and in 2017 I was a Visiting Fellow at Exeter College, University of Oxford.
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This may look like a Leonardo or even a Lorenzo di Credi. But actually it's a copy by Roger Fry.