Category Archives: American History

Paid Research Opportunity for Students: History UROPs, Summer 2017

Are you interested in doing paid research over the summer? Do you want to expand your CV and skills? The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP) scheme gives undergraduate students in the middle years of their degree (i.e. not first or … Continue reading

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‘Hidden Figures’ Film Review

by Philippa Sale [1] There was some confusion at the Academy Awards this weekend when ‘La La Land’ was incorrectly announced as the winner of the Best Picture Oscar, the real winner being ‘Moonlight’.  Away from this embarrassing mix-up another … Continue reading

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CFP: President Trump’s First 100 Days

Please see below for details of the upcoming conference from the Reading Interdisciplinary Research Netwrok for the Study of Political History and Politics in the Americas:

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Annual Colloquium of the American Politics Group of the UK

2nd December 2016, The British Library Conference Centre The American Politics Group is the major UK organisation for researchers and teachers of US politics.  Registration is now open for this year’s annual colloquium, and bookings can be made via Eventbrite.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts From the Second Debate

by Dafydd Townley The second presidential election debate this year in St Louis provided one of the most acrimonious encounters between the two contenders. While many expected Hillary Clinton to provide the coup de grace that would end her opponent’s … Continue reading

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