Category Archives: International History

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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20th December 1699: A new ‘New Year’

by Dr Andy Willimott Peter the Great’s reign was marked by an overriding desire to enforce reform on Russia, dragging it kicking and screaming in to line with many European practices. On 20 December 1699 (according to the Julian Calendar), … Continue reading

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16th December 1631: Vesuvius erupts again

by Prof Paul Davies Everyone knows the story of Mount Vesuvius and its destruction of Pompeii (79 CE), which remained hidden from the world until its rediscovery in the eighteenth century. Far less familiar is the volcano’s later eruption of … Continue reading

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7th December 1941: a date which will live in infamy

by Dafydd Townley It is not an overstatement to say that the events of December 7th, 1941, changed not just the world of the time, but also shaped the world in which we live today. The attack by Imperial Japanese … Continue reading

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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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