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Economics and Culture Reading Group

Economics and Culture Reading Group

Description
A new reading group to discuss recent significant scholarship at the intersection of economics and cultural studies, convened by Mo Moulton for BRIHC.
Date:
23/09/2016
Liberalism in Power: Watching the Titanic

Liberalism in Power: Watching the Titanic

Description
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
Call for Papers: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era

Call for Papers: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era

Description
Symposium and workshop exploring the artistic production of the Palaiologan Era, bringing together established scholars, early-career scholars, and postgraduate students.
Date:
12/09/2016
Dr David Gange on BBC Breakfast

Dr David Gange on BBC Breakfast

Description
Dr David Gange talks to BBC Breakfast about his research on the changing Atlantic coastline in the UK.
Date:
09/09/2016
Report on James Watt undergraduate research project

Report on James Watt undergraduate research project

Description
Jordan Thornton reflects on his Undergraduate Research Scholarship project on eighteenth century inventor James Watt.
Date:
02/09/2016
New lecturers for the Department of African Studies and Anthropology

New lecturers for the Department of African Studies and Anthropology

Description
DASA is delighted to announce the appointment of two new lecturers, Dr Jessica Johnson and Dr Rebecca Jones.
Date:
30/08/2016
Saima Nasar reviews 'Indians in Kenya' by Sana Aiyar

Saima Nasar reviews 'Indians in Kenya' by Sana Aiyar

Description
Saimar Nasar reviews a new book on Indians in Kenya for Global Urban History blog
Date:
29/08/2016
Medicine at the Olympics: a bluffer's guide to 120 years of medical history

Medicine at the Olympics: a bluffer's guide to 120 years of medical history

Description
It's not all about doping: Olympic medical history includes doctors 'in sheds' waiting for swimmers, a gymnast injured by a hat pin, and a marathoner who had to steal peaches to keep himself going.
Date:
10/08/2016
MBS 2017: New researchers and the future of Modern British Studies

MBS 2017: New researchers and the future of Modern British Studies

Description
New Modern British studies blog post by Ruth Lindley and Laura Sefton.
Date:
01/08/2016
Researching missionary photography in Cadbury Research Library

Researching missionary photography in Cadbury Research Library

Description
Charlotte McKnight reflects on her Undergraduate Research Scheme project 'Missionary photography and its multiple meanings: The Church Mission Society and its Medical Mission.'
Date:
29/07/2016
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