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Children born of war in the twentieth century

Children born of war in the twentieth century
Description
In her new book, Sabine Lee explores the life courses of children born of war in different twentieth-century conflicts, including the Second World War, the Vietnam War, the Bosnian War, the Rwandan Genocide and the LRA conflict.
Date:
16/10/2017

Who's that vagrant? Using life stories to understand the history of homelessness

Description
Professor Nicholas Crowson presents the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
16/10/2017

Dr Marta Musso

Dr Marta Musso
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We are delighted to welcome Dr. Marta Musso to the Centre for Modern & Contemporary History as Honorary Research Fellow for the academic year 2017-18.
Date:
11/09/2017

Everyday Empires: descriptive or analytical category?

Everyday Empires: descriptive or analytical category?
Description
A report of the conference Everyday Empires by the organisers Simon Jackson and Nathan Cardon.
Date:
20/07/2017

One-and-a-half cheers for Canada at 150

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Dr Steve Hewitt talks about the anniversary of Canada's independence in the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
06/07/2017

Everyday Empires conference - Origins, inspirations, and ways forward

Everyday Empires conference - Origins, inspirations, and ways forward
Description
The first in a series of blogs related to this conferece by the organisers Simon Jackson and Nathan Cardon.
Date:
10/05/2017

Why Theresa May seems so rattled by the Liberal Democrats

Why Theresa May seems so rattled by the Liberal Democrats
Description
Matthew Cole (Department of History) writes for The Conversation.
Date:
08/05/2017

'Financial Consumerism': citizenship, consumerism and capital ownership in the 1980s

'Financial Consumerism': citizenship, consumerism and capital ownership in the 1980s
Description
Amy Edwards (Department of History) writes for the Journal of Contemporary British History.
Date:
21/04/2017

Thatcher's troops? Neighbourhood Watch schemes and the search for 'ordinary' Thatcherism in 1980s Britain

Thatcher's troops? Neighbourhood Watch schemes and the search for 'ordinary' Thatcherism in 1980s Britain
Description
Dr Chris Moores (Department of History) writes for the Journal of Contemporary British History.
Date:
21/04/2017

Mrs Thatcher's peacock blue sari: ethnic minorities, electoral politics and the Conservative Party, c. 1974–86

Mrs Thatcher's peacock blue sari: ethnic minorities, electoral politics and the Conservative Party, c. 1974–86
Description
Dr Matthew Francis writes for the Journal of Contemporary British History.
Date:
21/04/2017
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