Tagged: history

Call for papers: Joseph Chamberlain – Imperial Standard Bearer, National Leader, Local Icon

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Newman University, Birmingham, in collaboration with Birmingham City Council, Birmingham Library, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and the Journal of Liberal History invites proposals for papers for an international conference to assess the career of Joseph Chamberlain, mayor of Birmingham, …

United Kingdom(s)? Scotland’s Referendum and Britain’s Future

The British Academy is holding a public event to discuss the historical, legal and constitutional issues around the referendum on Scottish independence. “In a few months time the UK could look very different. This important event will include contributions from …

St Mary’s historian publishes book exploring famous Anglo-French meeting

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A new book about a major Renaissance event, the Field of Cloth of Gold, where King Henry VIII of England and King Francis I of France met in 1520, has been published by a leading early-modern historian at St Mary’s …

Worcester graphic design lecturer brings Antarctic history to life

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A little-known, top secret World War II military operation in Antarctica is set to be brought to life with the help of a University of Worcester lecturer next year. Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design and Multimedia, Andy Stevenson, has researched, …

Lecturer publishes first history of the Black Supplementary School Movement

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Dr Kehinde Andrews has published the first book documenting the history of the Black Supplementary School movement in the UK. Senior lecturer in Working with Children, Young People and Families, and Criminology at Newman University, Dr Kehinde (Kai) Andrews decided …

University of Worcester lecturer selected to take part in major BBC project

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A University of Worcester lecturer has been named as one of the expert researchers selected to participate in the BBC’s ambitious ‘World War One at Home’ project. Professor Maggie Andrews, a cultural historian, is one of two project advisors for …

St Mary’s historian appointed as consultant to Paris art exhibition

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A leading historian at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham has been appointed as a consultant for an exhibition which explores the myths and the reality of the Tudors and shows them more fully than ever before in their European context. …

Resurrecting the Book Conference

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International experts from 14 different countries will come together to discuss the state of the book – past, present and future – at the first Resurrecting the Book Conference which will be held at the newly-opened £188.8m Library of Birmingham …

St Mary’s Lecturer Furthers Contribution to Ottoman History

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Dr Claire Norton, senior lecturer in History at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham, has recently co-edited a volume entitled The Renaissance and The Ottoman World, which will be released on Wednesday 9th October. Edited together with Prof Anna Contadini, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) …

New Research Centre to be launched at St Mary’s

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On Tuesday 1st October, St Mary’s University College, Twickenham will officially launch its new Research Centre for the Philosophy of History. Forming part of St Mary’s School of Arts and Humanities, the new Centre will act as a hub for activities that …

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