News in History and Cultures

Working with Heritage in Birmingham and beyond

Working with Heritage in Birmingham and beyond

Description
In celebration Heritage Open Weekend and Birmingham Heritage Week, Dr Malcom Dick shares three ways he's been working with Heritage Organisations across the West Midlands.
Date:
Wednesday 9 September 2020
The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women – 40 years on

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women – 40 years on

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Dr Kate Skinner reflects for the Democracy in Africa blog on the 40th anniversary of the key international women's rights treaty, CEDAW.
Date:
Tuesday 18 August 2020
A-level results: confusion is the result of months of inertia and years of policy

A-level results: confusion is the result of months of inertia and years of policy

Description
Matt Coles writes for The Conversation.
Date:
Tuesday 18 August 2020
Covid-19: The End of Homelessness?

Covid-19: The End of Homelessness?

Description
David Christie writes for History Workshop
Date:
Thursday 6 August 2020
Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Unpacking an Age

Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Unpacking an Age

Description
With Assassin's Creed: Valhalla set for launch, Liam McLeod writes for Interactive Pasts about historical accuracy in the game.
Date:
Thursday 6 August 2020

Eight reasons why a postgraduate History degree may be for you

Description
Considering your options once you graduate this summer? Here are 8 reasons why a postgraduate Master's degree in History may be your perfect next step.
Date:
Friday 24 July 2020
The Spartans

The Spartans

Description
Andrew Bayliss's new book 'The Spartans' has been published by Oxford University Press.
Date:
Thursday 9 July 2020
From the Mastodon to Extinction Rebellion: Grant secured for research into the history of extinction

From the Mastodon to Extinction Rebellion: Grant secured for research into the history of extinction

Description
A senior Lecturer in Modern History in the Department of History, has been awarded a £167,000 grant from The British Academy to write Vanished, a history of extinction for Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Random House.
Date:
Tuesday 30 June 2020
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