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Journal of History and Cultures May Issue

Journal of History and Cultures May Issue
Description
Latest issue of the postgraduate run, peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to pioneering new research in history and cultures.
Date:
23/07/2014

The little Orange Book that put the Lib Dems in the big leagues

The little Orange Book that put the Lib Dems in the big leagues
Description
Dr Matthew Francis writes an article for the Conversation about a little-known book which had a profound effect on British politics.
Date:
04/07/2014

History and climate change: what have we learnt? - call for papers

History and climate change: what have we learnt? - call for papers
Description
We invite 20-25 minute contributions from scholars, activists, policy-makers and members of the public for the Rescue!History workshop to be held on 8 November 2014.
Date:
14/05/2014

The Birmingham Perspective: Richard Hoggart

The Birmingham Perspective: Richard Hoggart
Description
Matthew Hilton and Kieran Connell profile Richard Hoggart - the founder of the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, the institutional origin of what has become the global field of cultural studies.
Date:
29/04/2014

Apply for the Midlands3Cities AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Apply for the Midlands3Cities AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership
Description
410 PhD studentships available for a 9 January 2014 deadline.
Date:
17/12/2013

Bingo, Barbie and Barthes: 50 years of cultural studies

Bingo, Barbie and Barthes: 50 years of cultural studies
Description
Matthew Hilton took part in a two-part series on Radio 4 on 50 years of cultural studies.
Date:
08/10/2013

The Conservative Party, Europe and a Referendum

The Conservative Party, Europe and a Referendum
Description
Professor Nicholas Crowson presents the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
16/05/2013

Reconfiguring race after slavery: the stories the slave-owners told

Reconfiguring race after slavery: the stories the slave-owners told
Description
Birmingham Centre for Modern and Contemporary History annual lecture.
Date:
03/05/2013

The Birmingham Brief: home ownership in the UK

The Birmingham Brief: home ownership in the UK
Description
Dr Matthew Francis presents the latest Birmingham Brief on 'Home ownership in the UK is declining but help for first-time buyers might incur a political price too high to pay'
Date:
30/04/2013

The lady's not returning: but for many she never left

The lady's not returning: but for many she never left
Description
Margaret Thatcher's place in modern British history is important, no doubt about that, and historians will be arguing over it for the foreseeable future. PhD student Daisy Payling offers some thoughts on how Baroness Thatcher's death is likely to affect her research.
Date:
18/04/2013
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