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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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Spotlight on: Dr Anne Lawrence

I was born in Portsmouth on Trafalgar Day. My undergraduate degree was Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic, at Cambridge; and my MA and PhD were in Medieval Art History, at the Courtauld Institute, London. My first academic job was as a lecturer … Continue reading

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Spotlight on: Professor Matthew Worley

I was born in 1970, grew up in Norwich and went to Heartsease Comprehensive. I did both my undergraduate and postgraduate degrees  at the University of Nottingham. before being appointed at Reading, I worked at the University of Nottingham and  the … Continue reading

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