News from the Department of History

History and Public Policy Symposium

History and Public Policy Symposium

Description
What do historians have to do with public policy? A blog by Tom Cutterham
Date:
10/05/2017
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
Duncan Probert: 1961 - 2016

Duncan Probert: 1961 - 2016

Description
Obituary written by Shaun Tyas.
Date:
09/05/2017
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
Reading Group to discuss Stuart Hall's autobiography 'Familiar Stranger'

Reading Group to discuss Stuart Hall's autobiography 'Familiar Stranger'

Description
Organised by Modern British Studies and BRIHC.
Date:
28/04/2017
'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
Professor Patrick Geary (IAS, Princeton) at University of Birmingham

Professor Patrick Geary (IAS, Princeton) at University of Birmingham

Description
BRIHC will be hosting several academic events with Professor Geary in the first week of summer term.
Date:
11/04/2017
BECC-BSECS Postgraduate Travel Award 2017

BECC-BSECS Postgraduate Travel Award 2017

Description
The Birmingham Eighteenth-Century Centre and the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies are delighted to invite applications for their annual postgraduate travel award.
Date:
04/04/2017
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