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'Financial Consumerism': citizenship, consumerism and capital ownership in the 1980s

'Financial Consumerism': citizenship, consumerism and capital ownership in the 1980s
Description
Amy Edwards (Department of History) writes for the Journal of Contemporary British History.
Date:
21/04/2017

Thatcher's troops? Neighbourhood Watch schemes and the search for 'ordinary' Thatcherism in 1980s Britain

Thatcher's troops? Neighbourhood Watch schemes and the search for 'ordinary' Thatcherism in 1980s Britain
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Dr Chris Moores (Department of History) writes for the Journal of Contemporary British History.
Date:
21/04/2017

Mrs Thatcher's peacock blue sari: ethnic minorities, electoral politics and the Conservative Party, c. 1974–86

Mrs Thatcher's peacock blue sari: ethnic minorities, electoral politics and the Conservative Party, c. 1974–86
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Dr Matthew Francis writes for the Journal of Contemporary British History.
Date:
21/04/2017

Careering: precarity and solidarity in higher education

Careering: precarity and solidarity in higher education
Description
Dr Tom Cutterham reports on the joint Centre for Modern and Contemporary History and BRIHC forum event held on Wednesday 8 March 2017.
Date:
17/03/2017

Today's Fellows are tomorrow's Birmingham Heroes

Today's Fellows are tomorrow's Birmingham Heroes
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Apply for a Birmingham Fellowship and join our sector-leading programme.
Date:
01/03/2017

Fears for peers?

Fears for peers?
Description
Matthew Cole writing for The Conversation on House of Lords reform.
Date:
27/02/2017

Civil Liberties and Human Rights in Twentieth-Century Britain

Civil Liberties and Human Rights in Twentieth-Century Britain
Description
The latest book by Dr Chris Moores has been published this month.
Date:
16/02/2017

How Fascist is Trump? (Re)-Writing Nazi History in an Age of Populism'

How Fascist is Trump? (Re)-Writing Nazi History in an Age of Populism'
Description
Audio recording of a talk by Dr Frank Uekoetter for the Centre for Modern and Contemporary History and the Institute for German Studies.
Date:
18/01/2017

Call for papers - Everyday Empires:Trans-Imperial Circulations in a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective

Call for papers -  Everyday Empires:Trans-Imperial Circulations in a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective
Description
Call for papers for a two day exploring the ways in which empire was lived through commonplace things, spaces, and decisions in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Date:
12/12/2016

CfP: British Studies in a Broken World

CfP: British Studies in a Broken World
Description
Modern British Studies at Birmingham invites proposals for panels showcasing new research on all aspects of British history from the 18th century to the present.
Date:
30/11/2016
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