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The Victorians - a beginners guide

The Victorians - a beginners guide
Description
New book by Dr David Gange.
Date:
04/02/2016

Sticking the boot into charity

Sticking the boot into charity
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Charities are under assault. While many of us thought the Big Society was incoherent and full of empty rhetoric, in reality it ushered in one of the most sustained attacks on charities since legislation regulating their actions was first introduced...
Date:
26/10/2015

Canada's new prime minister: who is Justin Trudeau, and how did he win?

Canada's new prime minister: who is Justin Trudeau, and how did he win?
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After a hard-fought election, Canada's Liberal party has won a decisive parliamentary majority, and Canada will soon have an unfamiliar prime minister with a familiar last name. But 43-year-old Justin Trudeau's rise to the top of Canadian politics was far from certain...Dr Steve Hewitt writes for The Conversation.
Date:
23/10/2015

The Irish village of Ballymaclinton

The Irish village of Ballymaclinton
Description
PhD student Shahmima Akhtar is researching Commercial Exhibitions of the Irish in World Fairs' in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries in Britain and the US. Here she looks at an iconic Irish Village: "Ballymaclinton", repeatedly exhibited at World Fairs'.
Date:
20/10/2015

New Paths to Public Histories

New Paths to Public Histories
Description
New book by Kate Smith and Margot Finn.
Date:
15/10/2015

Cultural studies and the possibilities of academic collaboration today

Cultural studies and the possibilities of academic collaboration today
Description
Is it possible to do collaborative work in the twenty-first century university?
Date:
30/07/2015

The Conservatives, Britain and Europe: the remake

The Conservatives, Britain and Europe: the remake
Description
Professor Nicholas Crowson presents the lastest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
19/06/2015

Past and Present: Transnationalism

Past and Present: Transnationalism
Description
A special edition Past and Present supplement (with free online access) edited by Professor Matthew Hilton.
Date:
14/05/2015

New cultures of time and technology

New cultures of time and technology
Description
Dr David Gange spoke on Time and Technology in the Modern Middle East at PUC-Rio. This was part of an ongoing collaboration between the School of History & Cultures and the PUC Communications School.
Date:
11/05/2015

Chinatowns and the rise of China

Chinatowns and the rise of China
Description
Ien Ang, Director Institute for Culture and Society, Distinguished Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Western Sydney, spoke as part of the Global China: New Approaches lecture series.
Date:
07/05/2015
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