News from the Department of History

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

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

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Podcast of seminar given by Dr Tim Edensor (Manchester Metropolitan University).
Date:
27/10/2016
The big bang: a fairy tale in London

The big bang: a fairy tale in London

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Once upon a time… there lived a noble and chivalrous group of knights in a great big castle called the Stock Exchange…Doctoral Researcher Emma Barrett writes for Modern British Studies.
Date:
25/10/2016
Birmingham, the workshop of the world

Birmingham, the workshop of the world

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The most comprehensive and up-to-date history of Birmingham in forty years - a new book edited by Dr Malcolm Dick and Professor Carl Chinn.
Date:
25/10/2016
New material for researchers in the Cadbury Research Library

New material for researchers in the Cadbury Research Library

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A list of material deposited at Cadbury Research Library, July - September 2016.
Date:
21/10/2016
Why is the United Nations still so misunderstood?

Why is the United Nations still so misunderstood?

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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
Saints and sinners

Saints and sinners

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Literary Footprints of St Margaret of Scotland and Mary Queen of Scots – a conference report.
Date:
10/10/2016
Liberalism in Power: Watching the Titanic

Liberalism in Power: Watching the Titanic

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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
Dr David Gange on BBC Breakfast

Dr David Gange on BBC Breakfast

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Dr David Gange talks to BBC Breakfast about his research on the changing Atlantic coastline in the UK.
Date:
09/09/2016
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

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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
Grammar school plan might not be worth the risk for Theresa May

Grammar school plan might not be worth the risk for Theresa May

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Word has reached the media that Prime Minister Theresa May is poised to "bring back grammar schools"...Dr Matthew Cole writes for The Conversation.
Date:
12/08/2016
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