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IHR Public History Seminar 01/05/2013 – The Public History of the Magna Carta

April 29, 2013 by


The next IHR Public History Seminar will take place on Wednesday (1/05/13) at 17.30 in room G34 at Senate House. Professor Justin Champion and Dr. Graham Smith will be discussing ‘The Public History of Magna Carta’ ahead of the 800th of anniversary of the document in 2015. For further details relating to this event please follow the […]

‘In Our Time – The Putney Debates’

April 16, 2013 by


Professor Justin Champion will feature on this weeks ‘In Our Time’ focussing on The Putney Debates. Listen to the show live on Radio 4 this Thursday (18th April) at 9am or alternatively listen to the show online at

BBC Radio 4 – Bringing Up Britain (17th April 2013)

April 16, 2013 by


A number of MA Public History students will appear in a BBC Radio 4 programme Bringing Up Britain talking about their childhood experiences and upbringing. They were interviewed for the programme by producer Sarah Taylor when she came to RHUL to talk to the MA Public History students about her work. The programme is broadcast at […]

History and Economics – Are we learning from the past?

April 10, 2013 by


Our very own Florian Shui has been blogging about the use of historical evidence in debates about the current financial crisis since January. We recommend you click the link below and make this a blog you follow!

IHR Public History Seminar 03/04/2013 – The Untold History of the United States, Oliver Stone & Peter Kuznick: Q&A plus screening

April 2, 2013 by


The next IHR Public History Seminar will take place tomorrow at Senate House (5pm). A brief description of the seminar can be found below: Film director Oliver Stone and historian Peter Kuznick discuss their book and forthcoming television series. The Untold History of the United States re-examines America’s financial, diplomatic and military influence on the […]

Unofficial Histories 2013 Conference: 15-16 June 2013, Manchester – Registration Open!

April 1, 2013 by


Unofficial Histories is a public conference to discuss how society produces, presents and consumes history beyond official and elite versions of the past. The conference seeks to bring together those who wish to consider the value and purpose of historical engagements and understandings that take place within, on the edges of, or outside “offcial” sites […]