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Pirate Legends I: The Legend of Captain Kidd’s Buried Treasure, by Luke Walters

A Historical Blog Exploring the Myths and Legends of the Golden Age of Piracy A Brief Introduction to the Pirate Legends Series They say ‘dead men tell no tales’, yet the real pirates of the Caribbean continue to spout their … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Students Celebrate 75 Years of the Reading-Düsseldorf Association!

Part Two: UG student Eve Roberts reflects on her placement at the Berkshire Records Office, in collaboration with Reading-Düsseldorf Association. Our much loved Discovering Archives and Collections Module enables students to test and develop their interest in careers in the archives … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Students Celebrate 75 Years of the Reading-Düsseldorf Association!

Part One: UG student Eleanor Dyer reflects on her placement at the Berkshire Records Office, in collaboration with Reading-Düsseldorf Association. Our much loved Discovering Archives and Collections Module enables students to test and develop their interest in careers in the … Continue reading

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Podcasting Material Culture! Our MA history Students Get to Grips with Historical Items in the Archives

Episode One: Fin Barringer asks, ”Who Put That There?’ Finding Letters of Robert E. Lee in Reading Archives’ For the MA Historical Skills and Resources Module, our brilliant students were asked to put together a podcast or vlog on an … Continue reading

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So here we are again… sex and misogyny in Parliament, by Dr Jacqui Turner

So here we are again, after a weekend of press and parliamentary misogyny, the subsequent outrage will inevitably simmer down and go away until the next time…and the next time… and the next time. Angela Rayner called out “sexism and … Continue reading

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