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History/Archeology - Environment/Sustainable Development
18.07.2017
Dame Helen Ghosh appointed Master of Balliol College
Helen read Modern History at St Hugh's College, and completed an MLitt in 6th-century Italian History at Hertford College.
History/Archeology - Careers/Employment
18.07.2017
"After spending 24 years in the Army, I figured university would be a good idea"
"After spending 24 years in the Army, I figured university would be a good idea" Andy Wiseman, 49, graduates today with a first in Art History.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
14.07.2017
King and Queen of Spain visit Oxford
His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain and Her Majesty Queen Letizia today saw Oxford University's close academic and cultural links with Spain.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
12.07.2017
The Water Poet on Wales in the wake of England’s Civil War
A new Cardiff University research project seeks to shed light on a unique historical travel writer and poet who journeyed around Wales in the summer of 1652.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
11.07.2017
Historian publishes first biography of the ‘most-wanted' revolutionary in Tsarist Russia
Historian publishes first biography of the ‘most-wanted’ revolutionary in Tsarist Russia
A historian at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has published the first biography of Vladimir Burtsev, the ‘most-wanted' revolutionary in Tsarist Russia.
History/Archeology
11.07.2017
St Columba‘s Iona 'hut? radiocarbon dated
St Columba‘s Iona ’hut? radiocarbon dated
Archaeologists from the University of Glasgow have uncovered conclusive radiocarbon evidence of a wooden hut on Iona dating back to the late 6 th Century AD, believed to be that of St Columba when he worked at the monastery. Radiocarbon tests show samples of charcoaled hazel unearthed from a site excavation 60 years ago, where it is believed Columba's wooden hut was situated, date back to the exact period it is claimed Columba lived and worked at the monastery.
History/Archeology
05.07.2017
History/Archeology - Business/Economics
04.07.2017
The capital of drinking: did 19th-century Liverpool deserve its reputation?
The capital of drinking: did 19th-century Liverpool deserve its reputation?
In his new book, geographer David Beckingham looks at the rigorous licencing regime that Liverpool's authorities put in place to tighten their grip on problem drinking in the pubs that proliferated across the city.
Religions - History/Archeology
29.06.2017
‘France's Samuel Pepys' is elevated from the footnotes of history
‘France’s Samuel Pepys’ is elevated from the footnotes of history
The journals and scrapbooks of Pierre de L'Estoile have for generations provided a vivid picture of France in a time of religious upheaval.
Environment/Sustainable Development - History/Archeology
28.06.2017
An ocean without history - the importance of underwater cultural heritage
PA 146/17 Healthy oceans are key to the future survival of the human race.
History/Archeology
28.06.2017
Going Underground: Dylan Foster Evans puts Welsh-language Cardiff on the map
An underground map to be published today (28 June) will show Cardiff as never seen before offering unique views on the capital's past and present.
History/Archeology - Administration/Government
28.06.2017
Uncovering Cardiff’s Hidden Hillfort
The remarkable history of a hidden prehistoric hillfort in one of south Wales' most vibrant yet economically challenged suburbs is to be revealed as part of a major new community project.
History/Archeology
23.06.2017
Book reveals how Enlightenment thinkers saw Europe
A new book shows how the great European thinkers of the Enlightenment approached the question of Europe's political and economic future.
Computer Science/Telecom - History/Archeology
22.06.2017
Online hillforts atlas maps all 4,147 in Britain and Ireland for the first time
Dotted across the landscape of Britain and Ireland, hillforts have been part of our story for millennia and for the first time a new online atlas launched today captures all of their locations and key details in one place. A research team based at the universities of Oxford, Edinburgh and University College Cork has been helped by citizen scientists from across England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Ireland.
History/Archeology
21.06.2017
Legacies to Lancaster University will bring regional history to life
Legacies to Lancaster University will bring regional history to life
A passion for local and family history led to legacies of more than £140,000 to Lancaster University, which will be used to safeguard and promote the region's heritage.
Event - History/Archeology
16.06.2017
History/Archeology - Arts and Design
15.06.2017
Public art installation tells Oxford’s alternative stories
They are part of an installation called The Gaps Between, which has been organised by The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) Like many cities, Oxford has a long and varied history.
Administration/Government - History/Archeology
15.06.2017
British government history of secret anti-communist surveillance
British government history of secret anti-communist surveillance
Britain had a secret ban on communists in government service from the 1920s to the 1940s and ran an extensive programme of covert surveillance of civil-service workers suspected of being communists, according to new research published in the journal American Historical Review. The research, by Dr Jennifer Luff from Durham University's Department of History , has found evidence of a wide-spread policy of surveillance and action against suspected communist workers in government dockyards, ordnance factories, and other industrial sites.
Arts and Design - History/Archeology
14.06.2017
Research into Spanish masterpiece 'Lady In A Fur Wrap'
Research into Spanish masterpiece ’Lady In A Fur Wrap’
Leading international specialists in art history have launched a collaborative research project centring around one of Glasgow Museums' most famous paintings 'The Lady in a Fur Wrap' attributed to El Greco (1541-1614). The new research is being led by the University of Glasgow, in partnership with Glasgow Museums which owns the painting and related portraits in the important collection formed by Sir William Stirling Maxwell.
History/Archeology - Religions
14.06.2017
Hebridean Norsemen
A new exhibition featuring archaeological artefacts from Cardiff University excavations tells the story of the Norse period in the Outer Hebrides from the first arrival of the raiding Vikings to their settlement on the islands.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
14.06.2017
Earliest-known children‚? s adaptation of Japanese literary classic discovered in British Library
Earliest-known children‚? s adaptation of Japanese literary classic discovered in British Library
A chance discovery in the British Library has led to the discovery and reproduction of the earliest-known children‚?‘s adaptation of one of Japan‚''s greatest works of literature. This is a missing piece of the jigsaw. And it was sitting in the British Library all along. Laura Moretti Dr Laura Moretti, from the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Cambridge, came across an unknown children‚?‘s picture-book, dating from 1766, under the title of Ise f'ry?: Utagaruta no hajimari‚?(The Fashionable Ise: The Origins of Utagaruta) while on a study trip with her students.
History/Archeology - Careers/Employment
14.06.2017
University Archaeology Day aims to tackle growing demand for archaeologists
University Archaeology Day aims to tackle growing demand for archaeologists
UCL archaeologists are working with experts from 24 other universities to create the UK‚?‘s first University Archaeology Day, aimed at inspiring a much needed next generation of archaeologists.
Religions - History/Archeology
13.06.2017
The Longing of Belonging: African photography on show at MAA
The Longing of Belonging: African photography on show at MAA
A photography exhibition capturing the black South African Zionist community ‚?- the most popular religious denomination in the country ‚?- opens at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) today.
History/Archeology - Agronomy/Food Science
05.06.2017
Ancient grain tells the tale of our ancestors‚?- cities
Archaeological digs in the Middle East have revealed the remains of ancient harvests that record how some of the world‚??s earliest cities grew and developed. A study published in Nature Plants sheds new light on the agricultural and political economy that underpinned the growth of some of the world‚??s oldest cities in Mesopotamia, in present-day northern Syria.
Arts and Design - History/Archeology
05.06.2017
Newhaven Fort‚? s new musical role in the story of conscientious objectors
Newhaven Fort‚? s new musical role in the story of conscientious objectors
Newhaven Fort‚??s new musical role in the story of conscientious objectors A choral performance that explores the experiences of conscientious objectors during the First World War is being performed at Newhaven Fort in East Sussex on June 9-11.
History/Archeology
31.05.2017
Scottish soldiers commemorated in Durham
Scottish soldiers commemorated in Durham
The seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers, who were imprisoned and died in Durham following the Battle of Dunbar in 1650, were commemorated with a series of events in the City on Friday 12 May 2017.
History/Archeology - Medicine/Pharmacology
26.05.2017
Wonder 2017: Watch Vikings battle and create body parts from jelly
Have you ever wondered what Mars looks like, what your skin's made of, how planes can fly, why T-rex had tiny arms or how Vikings fought? It's now less than a month to go until you can find out at.
History/Archeology - Medicine/Pharmacology
23.05.2017
History/Archeology
22.05.2017
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
22.05.2017
Researchers offer opportunity to re-enact history in unique Georgian playhouse
Dr Katherine Astbury Associate Professor of French Studies in the University of Warwick's School of Modern Languages and Cultures is calling for amateur actors to take part in a theatrical melodrama on stage in the country's most complete Georgian playhouse.
Arts and Design - History/Archeology
19.05.2017
Saving a renaissance masterpiece: Fitzwilliam Museum wins award for decade-long restoration
Saving a renaissance masterpiece: Fitzwilliam Museum wins award for decade-long restoration
A ten-year research and restoration project to save one of the Fitzwilliam Museum's Renaissance masterpieces was rewarded with a major national accolade this week.
Religions - History/Archeology
18.05.2017
The last Muslim King in Spain
The last Muslim King in Spain
The history, myths and legends surrounding the last Muslim ruler in Spain - whose surrender ended seven centuries of Islam at the heart of Western Europe - is the subject of a new book and Hay Festival appearance by Cambridge academic Elizabeth Drayson.
History/Archeology
09.05.2017
The First World War in the lands of the Pharaohs
More than 2000 unseen images of Egypt and Palestine taken during the First World War have been gathered by researchers at Cardiff University.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
04.05.2017
History/Archeology
02.05.2017
Warwick to host 18th Century magic conjured by world class illusionist
The University of Warwick is hosting a series of free public events that will explore themes of deception, belief, and enchantment.
History/Archeology - Business/Economics
28.04.2017
Historian’s book tops bestseller charts in China
Dr Peter Frankopan's book, The Silk Roads: A New History of the World , shows the importance of the east and the role it had in shaping modern Europe.
History/Archeology - Environment/Sustainable Development
28.04.2017
Imperial Festival 2017: Behind the scenes of the combustion lab
Imperial Festival 2017: Behind the scenes of the combustion lab
Ahead of his appearance at Imperial Festival, we speak with Dr Guillermo Rein, Imperial's resident fire expert.
History/Archeology - Politics
28.04.2017
One Hundred Days of Trump
One Hundred Days of Trump
Professor Andrew Preston examines the origins of the first hundred days as a measure of presidential success in American politics.
History/Archeology - Politics
28.04.2017
#ICYMI - Trump's First Hundred Days
#ICYMI - Trump’s First Hundred Days
Dr Emily Charnock, Lecturer in American History, delivers her verdict†as the Trump presidency reaches its first major milestone.
History/Archeology - Religions
27.04.2017
Discarded History exhibition lifts the lid on 1,000 years of medieval history
Treasures from the world's largest and most important collection of medieval Jewish manuscripts - chronicling 1,000 years of history in Old Cairo - have gone on display in Cambridge today for a six-month-long exhibition at Cambridge University Library.
Administration/Government - History/Archeology
26.04.2017
Seal of approval - Scotland’s most important medieval charters go on show
Precious examples of of some of Scotland's most important medieval charters and seals have gone on show in National Records of Scotland.
Event - History/Archeology
25.04.2017
Research on spectacular TV and on-screen stardom scoops awards at BAFFTSS 2017
Two academics from the University of Warwick Film and Television Studies department have won prestigious awards for their research at the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies (BAFFTSS) Awards in 2017.
History/Archeology - Environment/Sustainable Development
20.04.2017
Digital app brings to life one of Scotland’s key prehistoric settlement sites
A new online digital resource has been launched to bring to life one of Scotland's most important prehistoric settlement landscapes. ‌ Led by the University of Glasgow the new digital resource aims to widen public engagement with the ongoing archaeological research in Perthshire. Supported by a grant from Historic Environment Scotland, the SERF Project app was developed in collaboration with the 3DVisLab at the University of Dundee.
History/Archeology - Psychology
13.04.2017
University of Warwick to partner Warwickshire festival for the mind
The University of Warwick has partnered with Also Festival to help bring to life the biggest and boldest ideas from art.
Arts and Design - History/Archeology
12.04.2017
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