News from the Department of History

Journal of History and Cultures January 2017 edition

Journal of History and Cultures January 2017 edition

Description
New issue of our postgraduate led journal.
Date:
20/01/2017
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
Lay Vernacular Literacy in the Court of Edward the Confessor

Lay Vernacular Literacy in the Court of Edward the Confessor

Description
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 'C' and the Vision of Leofric'.
Date:
12/01/2017
The Three Wise Men

The Three Wise Men

Description
Dr Simon Yarrow reflects on the significance of the biblical journey of the Magi.
Date:
20/12/2016
1066 and all that: Reliving the past 950 years on

1066 and all that: Reliving the past 950 years on

Description
RIk Sowden writes about reenacting the Battle of Hastings, and asks why living history is so important.
Date:
23/11/2016

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships internal application process

Description
Fellowships to be held in the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham commencing between 1 September 2017 and 1 May 2018.
Date:
14/11/2016
Tea with the Sphinx: Ancient Egypt and the Modern Imagination

Tea with the Sphinx: Ancient Egypt and the Modern Imagination

Description
Conference report, photos and podcast.
Date:
04/11/2016
Report on Thinking Through Loss

Report on Thinking Through Loss

Description
Katherine Jones (Modern British Studies) reports on Thinking Through Loss, a cross-disciplinary workshop organised by BRIHC in advance of Understanding Material Loss conference.
Date:
02/11/2016
Bonfire night and beyond: burns injury and identity in Britain

Bonfire night and beyond: burns injury and identity in Britain

Description
Dr Rebecca Wynter, Research Fellow on the 'Forged by Fire: Burns Injury and Identity in Britain, c.1800-2000' project, writes for the MBS blog.
Date:
02/11/2016
Incessant Vitality, Endless Maintenance: Restoring and Stabilising the Material World

Incessant Vitality, Endless Maintenance: Restoring and Stabilising the Material World

Description
Podcast of seminar given by Dr Tim Edensor (Manchester Metropolitan University).
Date:
27/10/2016
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