News from the Department of History

'There are some good parallels between 1940 and what we're facing now'

'There are some good parallels between 1940 and what we're facing now'

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Professor Jonathan Boff talks about the 'Blitz Spirit' on the BBC History Extra podcast
Date:
Tuesday 24 March 2020
Six new AHRC grant wins secure more than £1m funding

Six new AHRC grant wins secure more than £1m funding

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Six academics from across the College of Arts and Law have been awarded new AHRC funding totalling £1.1m.
Date:
Monday 17 February 2020
BBC World Service: The amazing Dr Darwin

BBC World Service: The amazing Dr Darwin

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Dr Malcolm Dick (Centre for West Midlands History) talks with Rajan Datar about the life and works of Erasmus Darwin.
Date:
Monday 27 January 2020
The Imposteress Rabbit Breeder

The Imposteress Rabbit Breeder

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Professor Karen Harvey's new book published by Oxford University Press.
Date:
Thursday 23 January 2020
Labour's dilemma began long before Corbyn

Labour's dilemma began long before Corbyn

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"The Labour leadership contest is hard to call – but it's not just because of present conditions. The past has a big role to play." Dr Matt Cole writes for the Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
Tuesday 21 January 2020
Terrorist motivations, methods, and mayhem

Terrorist motivations, methods, and mayhem

Description
Undergraduate study trip to Belfast with Dr Steve Hewitt.
Date:
Thursday 16 January 2020
BRIHC seminar 2019/20

BRIHC seminar 2019/20

Description
A series of events specifically aimed at the School's early-career researchers and visiting scholars to network and to present and discuss their research.
Date:
Wednesday 15 January 2020
What is the point of a clock tower?

What is the point of a clock tower?

Description
Dr Matt Cole speaks to BBC news about Old Joe.
Date:
Thursday 5 December 2019
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