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The Stenton Lecture and Symposium 2016

Thursday 17th November marks the date of this year’s Stenton Lecture which is preceded by the Stenton Symposium. What is the Stenton Lecture? The Stenton lecture is an annual lecture by an eminent historian, hosted by the Department and held … Continue reading

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The Stenton Lecture and Symposium 2015

Thursday 19th November marks the date of this year’s Stenton Lecture which is preceded by the Stenton Symposium. What is the Stenton Lecture? The Stenton lecture is an annual lecture by an eminent historian, hosted by the Department and held … Continue reading

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STENTON LECTURE STUDENT COMPETITION

This year Stenton Lecture will be given by Professor Anne Curry and will commemorate the 600th Anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt. To celebrate this great occasion, we have launched a new student competition! Can you name the famous actors … Continue reading

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STENTON LECTURE 2015

        Join Us on 19th November, 2015  at 6.30 to celebrate the Founders of our Department! The Stenton Lecture, an annual lecture by an eminent historian, is hosted by the Department every year in late November. It is … Continue reading

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Stenton Lecture 2014 Peter Hennessy, ‘Writing the history of one’s own time’

By Linda Risso and David Stack We often imagine historians working in dusty and messy archives, surrounded by aged books, rolls, spider webs and the occasional mouse in the corner. Sometime, we picture them retrieving some old object from a … Continue reading

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