Tag Archives: Cold War

The Stenton Lecture and Workshop 2017

Thursday 23rd November marks the date of this year’s Stenton Lecture which is preceded by the Stenton Symposium.

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Paid Research Opportunity for Students: History UROPs, Summer 2017

Are you interested in doing paid research over the summer? Do you want to expand your CV and skills? The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP) scheme gives undergraduate students in the middle years of their degree (i.e. not first or … Continue reading

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OUT NOW: Dr Andy Willimott’s ‘Living the Revolution’

Andy Willimott, lecturer in Modern Russian/Soviet History at the University of Reading, is the author of a new book published this week. Living the Revolution: Urban Communes & Soviet Socialism, 1917-1932 (Oxford University Press) is the culmination of years of … Continue reading

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My Heritage/Museum Placement with the Humbolt University in Berlin: Sachsenhausen, the Holocaust Memorial Museum, and The Typography of Terror

by Lisa Berry-Waite On my third day in Berlin I decided to visit Sachsenhausen, a concentration camp which is a short train journey from Berlin. As I’m not the best at using public transport in foreign countries, I decided to … Continue reading

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Reminder: Seminar in Global History, 10th February 2016

This is a reminder of the up-coming Seminar in Global History which will take place on Wednesday, 10th February 2016. Dr Miles Larmer (University of Oxford) will be speaking on ‘Localising Africa’s Cold War: The Katangese Gendarmes and Conflict in … Continue reading

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