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Socialism and the Vampire: Comrades, Capitalists and Bloodsuckers

by Dr Dan Renshaw In May 1897 Constable and Co published a limited print run of a new novel by a London-based Irish theatre manager and occasional author named Bram Stoker.  Stoker had enjoyed moderate critical recognition with a series … Continue reading

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Before we were the University of Reading

by Dr Ruth Salter As many of you are probably aware, this year marks the 90th anniversary of Reading receiving its University Charter.  Reading, which was given the charter by George V in 1926, was the only institution to be … 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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Model United Nations

On the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, third year student Katie Alice Doughty talks about one of Reading’s most successful initiatives! Model United Nations, or more affectionately MUN, is quite possibly the most fun and rewarding society you could … Continue reading

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