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The Joys of Being an Africanist: Summertime in Tanzania, by Dr Heike I. Schmidt

Part II Conducting oral history interviews as well as participant observation are the prerogatives of the modern historian. These methods also need to be carefully learned and critically questioned as the research itself generates primary sources. They require the researcher … Continue reading

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How did a fear of climate lead to a climate of fear in which demonic witchcraft loomed large? Professor Helen Parish explores the connections between weather, witchcraft, faith, fears, and the human imagination…

In the first blog in this summer series, my colleague Ruth Salter invited us to hang up our umbrellas and celebrate the role played by St Swithin in our summer weather. While Ruth encouraged us to turn our eyes to … Continue reading

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Postgraduate Teacher Training Live Q&A

Calling our amazing history students!  Have you ever considered a career in teaching, but have some questions about whether it’s the right career for you? This Friday at 11am, the University’s Institute of Education (IoE) are holding a Postgraduate Teacher … Continue reading

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Celebrating Women in the Department for International Women’s Day

Yesterday, Thursday 8th March, was International Women’s Day.  To celebrate this, we decided to champion some of the amazing women, staff and students, in our department and their excellent research. Check out their profiles below: Dr Jacqui Turner Dr Mara … Continue reading

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“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…”

by Beth Rebisz As Autumn term slowly draws to a close, we thought it would be a great opportunity to take a look back at some of the highlights of this term. From public lectures to news appearances, from book … Continue reading

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