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Everyday Empires conference - Origins, inspirations, and ways forward

Everyday Empires conference - Origins, inspirations, and ways forward
Description
The first in a series of blogs related to this conferece by the organisers Simon Jackson and Nathan Cardon.
Date:
10/05/2017

Why Theresa May seems so rattled by the Liberal Democrats

Why Theresa May seems so rattled by the Liberal Democrats
Description
Matthew Cole (Department of History) writes for The Conversation.
Date:
08/05/2017

'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
Description
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
Description
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
Description
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
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