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Category Archives: The Stenton Lecture
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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THE ORIGINS OF THE STENTON LECTURE
The Stenton Lecture, an annual lecture by an eminent historian, is hosted by the Department every year in late November. It is a prestigious event and the highlight in the Department’s seminar series. But who was Stenton? And why is this … Continue reading
Anglo-Scottish Relations, Works from the University of Reading Special Collections
The University of Reading’s Special Collections holds a number of works relating to the relationship between England and Scotland, the Union of the Crowns (1603) and the Union of Parliaments (1707). A selection of these have been brought together in … Continue reading
Placing the Emergence of the Scottish Labour Party in a Comparative Perspective
By Jason Parry Scotland has always been a place of significance for the Labour Party. Many key figures in the party’s formative years were Scottish, including its first (albeit unofficial) leader, Keir Hardie, and its first prime minister, Ramsay MacDonald. … Continue reading
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