Category Archives: European History

Amsterdam Conference

by Dr Richard Blakemore At the end of June, I attended a conference in Amsterdam to mark the 350th anniversary of the Dutch navy’s raid on Chatham dockyard in 1667. The raid is most famous for the Dutch capture of … Continue reading

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Socialism and the Vampire: Comrades, Capitalists and Bloodsuckers

by Dr Dan Renshaw In May 1897 Constable and Co published a limited print run of a new novel by a London-based Irish theatre manager and occasional author named Bram Stoker. ┬áStoker had enjoyed moderate critical recognition with a series … Continue reading

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International Womens’ Day: An Interview with Rebecca Rist

This month is Womens’ History Month and today, 8th March, is International Womens’ Day. So we’ve taken the opportunity to talk to Dr Rebecca Rist, one of the few young female academics working on the medieval papacy, and find out … Continue reading

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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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Visiting Berlin: Our Part 2 Study Trip

Part 2 @UoRHistStudents @AwkwardPhoenix & @georgiarebecca_ on thier study trip to Berlin Continue reading

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