Tag Archives: Jewish history

Visiting Berlin: Our Part 2 Study Trip

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

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The Language of the Migration ‘Crisis’ – Past and Present

by Dr Daniel Renshaw On mainland Europe a status quo that has preserved peace on the continent for the last half century is beginning to fall apart.  Meanwhile, back in the United Kingdom, attitudes and policy towards long-established relationships with … Continue reading

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Walter Scott’s Rebecca: Medieval Maiden or Enlightenment Enigma?

by Dr Rebecca Rist The writer Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) is perhaps best known today for his romantic medieval novel Ivanhoe, which was published in 1819. As an antiquarian and literary genius Scott loved the medieval world, yet he was … Continue reading

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Popes & Jews, and Otherworlds: Two new Medieval Monographs

Yesterday, Thursday 17th March 2016, the Department of History and the Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies (GCMS) held a book launch for two new medieval monographs from Oxford University Press (OUP).  Thanks to their authors, Dr Rebecca Rist and Dr … Continue reading

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