Category Archives: Intellectual History

Reading Welcomes the Summer (in the manner of c. 1218!)

by Prof Anne Lawrence The manuscript in this image (below), now British Library Ms. Harley 978, was once owned by Reading Abbey, and contains an eclectic mixture of texts, including the poems of a twelfth-century author and performer now known … Continue reading

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REGISTRATION OPEN for the ”Social Listening’ Workshop’

‘Social Listening’ Workshop: building qualitative skills in social media research 10am – 4pm, Saturday 24 February 2018 Palmer 101, Whiteknights Campus, University of Reading  

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13th December 1977: In mourning and in rage – Supporting victims of rape, murder, and vulnerable women in Los Angeles

by Donna Yamani

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REGISTRATION OPEN for ‘Social Listening’, 22nd November 2017

Registration is now open for ‘Social Listening’ in the past, present and future, 22nd November 2017. British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5AH. For details on how to register and the preliminary programme please see below.

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Darwin Rocks!

  by Prof. David Stack September 2017 was not the best month for Charles Darwin. The introduction of the new £10 note saw his bearded profile usurped by a polymer Jane Austen; the Erdogan government implemented its removal of the … Continue reading

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