News from the Department of History

Writing and editing for different audiences

Writing and editing for different audiences

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Joshua Allen discusses writing and editing for different audiences.
Date:
14/08/2017
Passchendaele: why was it fought and why did it fail?

Passchendaele: why was it fought and why did it fail?

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Dr Jonathan Boff talks about the battle of Passchendaele in the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
03/08/2017

Dr James West receives a Fulbright Scholars Award to the USA

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Birmingham historian has received a Fulbright Scholar Award to enable him to lecture at Elon University in North Carolina on one of the most well-regarded and impactful scholarship programmes in the world.
Date:
28/07/2017
Everyday Empires: descriptive or analytical category?

Everyday Empires: descriptive or analytical category?

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A report of the conference Everyday Empires by the organisers Simon Jackson and Nathan Cardon.
Date:
20/07/2017

The Modern Invention of "Dynasty"

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A blog post by the conference organisers Dr Ilya Afanasyev (Birmingham) and Dr Milinda Banerjee (Presidency).
Date:
20/07/2017
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Research Placement: Isabel I of Castile and education

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Research Placement: Isabel I of Castile and education

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Mohammad Khan, MA Global History student and PGT Research Placements holder, writes about Isabel I of Castile on the latest blog post for CeSMA.
Date:
18/07/2017
The forgotten history of Beijing's first forbidden city

The forgotten history of Beijing's first forbidden city

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Medieval History doctoral researcher Jonathan Dugdale writing for The Conversation.
Date:
11/07/2017

One-and-a-half cheers for Canada at 150

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Dr Steve Hewitt talks about the anniversary of Canada's independence in the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
06/07/2017
Marriage in Africa

Marriage in Africa

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BRIHC Scholar Carmen Thompson reports on the Cadbury Conference 2017.
Date:
27/06/2017
Life after postgraduate study

Life after postgraduate study

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Report from our first careers conference for Arts and Law postgraduates.
Date:
20/06/2017
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