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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
Report on James Watt undergraduate research project

Report on James Watt undergraduate research project

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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

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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

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Saimar Nasar reviews a new book on Indians in Kenya for Global Urban History blog
Date:
29/08/2016
The Fage and Oliver Prize

The Fage and Oliver Prize

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The prize has been established in honour of two of the founders of African Studies in the UK. John Donnelly Fage, (founder of the Centre for West African Studies at Birmingham) and Roland Oliver.
Date:
18/08/2016
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
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

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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

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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

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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
Chorus of concern over Britain's counter extremism strategy grows louder

Chorus of concern over Britain's counter extremism strategy grows louder

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If worries about extremism in 2016 show no signs of abating, then neither does the debate over how to counter it in the UK....Dr Steve Hewitt writes for The Conversation.
Date:
27/07/2016
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