Category Archives: In the Media

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The softest and longest – coup in Zimbabwe

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So that was International Women’s Day…

by Dr Jacqui Turner So yesterday was International Women’s Day and women were everywhere – literally we were all over the place, in the media, online, on TV and crowded around both front benches in the House of Commons as, … 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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LBGT History Month 2017: Oscar Wilde Vlog

by Jodie Larkin and Nikki Rai In accordance with LGBT+ history month, this vlog explores Oscar Wilde’s infamous stay in Reading Gaol (later HM Reading Prison). During the late nineteenth century, Wilde was at the height of success: hit wit, … Continue reading

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A Recipe for Tudor Jumbals à la GBBO

by Dr Ruth Salter As you may be aware that this year the University’s team responsible for MOOCs [Massive Open Online Courses] and the history department, headed by Prof Kate Williams, have been working closely on an exciting venture.  Along … Continue reading

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