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The Fruits of Freedom in British Togoland: Literacy, Politics and Nationalism, 1914–2014

The Fruits of Freedom in British Togoland: Literacy, Politics and Nationalism, 1914–2014

Description
Book review of Dr Kate Skinners new book by The American Historical Review.
Date:
23/09/2016
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
Zimbabwe's Migrants and South Africa's Border Farms : the Roots of Impermanence

Zimbabwe's Migrants and South Africa's Border Farms : the Roots of Impermanence

Description
Book review of Dr Maxim Bolts new book by Reviews in History.
Date:
22/09/2016
ASAUK 2016 conference awards

ASAUK 2016 conference awards

Description
Department of African Studies and Anthropology staff win awards at this years conference.
Date:
16/09/2016
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
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

Description
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

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
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