Tag Archives: European history

‘To err is human; to forgive, divine’ – Medieval popes and the concept of papal infallibility

By Professor Rebecca Rist. My research focuses on the history of religious culture and the medieval papacy, and especially the relationship between popes and specific social and religious minority groups, such as Jews (in my recent book, Popes and Jews, … Continue reading

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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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Visiting Berlin: Our Part 2 Study Trip

Part 2 @UoRHistStudents @AwkwardPhoenix & @georgiarebecca_ on thier study trip to Berlin Continue reading

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My Heritage/Museum Placement with the Humbolt University in Berlin: Juchowo Farm, Radacz and Szczecinek

By Lisa Berry-Waite By now we were over halfway through the excursion and travelled to Poland where we spent the remaining half of the trip. This was the part I was most excited about having never visited the country before. … Continue reading

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My Heritage/Museum Placement with the Humbolt University in Berlin: Gartz and Prenzlau

by Lisa Berry-Waite The first day of my work excursion was spent mostly travelling from Berlin to our guesthouse in a hamlet near the German town of Prenzlau.  I met Leonore at the train station along with four students, and … Continue reading

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