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

Episode Three: Charlie Olsen looks back on ‘The Land of My Fathers’: The Queen’s Colour and Welsh History In the next instalment of our podcast series¬†for the Historical Skills and Resources Module, MA student Charlie Olsen reflects on the historical … Continue reading

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

Episode Two: Amy Longmuir and a ‘Partnership Like No Other’: The Commercialisation of the British Music Festival Industry Continuing our podcast series for the Historical Skills and Resources Module, MA student Amy Longmuir takes up the baton to use material … Continue reading

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Spotlight on: Dr Jacqui Turner

I was born in Lancashire at a time that unfortunately now appears as a topic or occasionally a Special Subject on our syllabus. I was brought up in a large, political and very Northern working class family and attended one … Continue reading

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Spotlight on: Dr Helen Parish

I joined the History Department in October 1999. I did my first degree at the University of St Andrews, and a D.Phil at the University of Oxford (Jesus College), before taking up a Junior Research Fellowship at Wolfson College, Oxford.¬† … Continue reading

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Spotlight on: Dr Emily West

Originally from South Wales, I grew up in Leicester before completing my undergraduate degree in Economic and Social History at Liverpool. There I learned about slavery from a fantastic tutor, who really inspired my interest in American history. So I … Continue reading

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