News from the Department of History

In the US, the surveillance sky is falling

In the US, the surveillance sky is falling

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Dr Steve Hewitt presents the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
05/06/2015
'Post-traumatic stress disorder is higher in drone operators'

'Post-traumatic stress disorder is higher in drone operators'

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Daily Telegraph report on Peter Gray's talk at the Hay Festival.
Date:
01/06/2015
Game without Thrones: the field trip

Game without Thrones: the field trip

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Report from student trip to learn more about medieval Iceland.
Date:
18/05/2015
David Gange at the Intercontinental Academy, Sao-Paulo

David Gange at the Intercontinental Academy, Sao-Paulo

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Dr David Gange delivered the closing report of the first meeting of the Intercontinental Academy, organised through collaboration between Institutes of Advanced Study. This was held in Sao Paulo, addressing the concept of Time.
Date:
18/05/2015
Past and Present: Transnationalism

Past and Present: Transnationalism

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A special edition Past and Present supplement (with free online access) edited by Professor Matthew Hilton.
Date:
14/05/2015
Why did Labour and the Lib Dems perform so poorly - and what next for Scotland?

Why did Labour and the Lib Dems perform so poorly - and what next for Scotland?

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Dr Matthew Francis and Dr Christopher Hill reflect on a disastrous general election night for Labour and the Liberal Democrats.
Date:
11/05/2015
New cultures of time and technology

New cultures of time and technology

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Dr David Gange spoke on Time and Technology in the Modern Middle East at PUC-Rio. This was part of an ongoing collaboration between the School of History & Cultures and the PUC Communications School.
Date:
11/05/2015
Lib Dem rump in parliament can take comfort in party's long record of staging comebacks

Lib Dem rump in parliament can take comfort in party's long record of staging comebacks

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Matt Cole writes for 'The Conversation'.
Date:
11/05/2015
Chinatowns and the rise of China

Chinatowns and the rise of China

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Ien Ang, Director Institute for Culture and Society, Distinguished Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Western Sydney, spoke as part of the Global China: New Approaches lecture series.
Date:
07/05/2015
Tory attacks on Labour's 'economic chaos' stretch back to this cartoon from the 1930s

Tory attacks on Labour's 'economic chaos' stretch back to this cartoon from the 1930s

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Dr Matthew Francis writes for The Conversation.
Date:
30/04/2015
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