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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

Global environmental history of WWI : Tait Keller visits Birmingham

Global environmental history of WWI : Tait Keller visits Birmingham
Description
Tait Keller (Rhodes College) visits Birmingham for a month, sponsored by the School of History and Cultures and the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research.
Date:
14/11/2016

Suggested reading for Nicholas Matheou Materiality seminar

Suggested reading for Nicholas Matheou Materiality seminar
Description
Suggested readings for the next Materiality seminar, 'Towards a Historical Materialist Critique of Ethnicity: Armenianness between the Caucasus and Medieval New Rome' by Nicholas Matheou
Date:
02/11/2016

Phosphate mining in North Africa- an undergraduate research project

Phosphate mining in North Africa- an undergraduate research project
Description
History student Joanna Ballaster reflects on her Undergraduate Research Scholarship project working with Dr Simon Jackson to research phosphate mining in North Africa.
Date:
14/10/2016

Why is the United Nations still so misunderstood?

Why is the United Nations still so misunderstood?
Description
António Guterres will take the helm of one of the world's great institutions – albeit one that's constantly maligned, belittled, and misunderstood...Dr Simon Jackson co-writes for The Conversation.
Date:
12/10/2016

Liberalism in Power: Watching the Titanic

Liberalism in Power: Watching the Titanic
Description
Research by Dr Matt Cole finds strong support among Liberal Democrat MPs and activists for their role in the Coalition Government. However, being in office for the first time was a 'bitter-sweet' experience and the party is divided about whether to repeat the experience, after paying a high political price at the 2015 General Election.
Date:
16/09/2016

Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley share Green Party leadership – and an eye for a fruitful alliance

Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley share Green Party leadership – and an eye for a fruitful alliance
Description
Even the most eager gambler would have struggled to find odds yesterday for the Green Party leadership contest...Dr Matthew Cole writes for The Conversation.
Date:
08/09/2016
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