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So that was International Women’s Day…

by Dr Jacqui Turner So yesterday was International Women’s Day and women were everywhere – literally we were all over the place, in the media, online, on TV and crowded around both front benches in the House of Commons as, … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: ‘Complaints and Grievances, 1500-1750’, 10th-11th July 2017

We are delighted to issue a call for papers for Reading University’s biennial Early Modern Studies Conference, ‘Complaints and Grievances, 1500-1750’ (10th-11th July 2017). There will be three strands running through the conference: medical grievances literary complaints political/religious grievances   The keynote … Continue reading

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Marriage, Motherhood and being an MP: the Long View

by Dr Jacqui Turner The famous Harold Wilson misquote that a week is a long time in politics was an understatement last week, half an hour was a long time in politics. On Wednesday afternoon I had a coffee with … Continue reading

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American Politics Group Annual Conference

7th-9th January 2016, University of Reading The Programme is now out for next year’s American Politics Group [APG] conference. January’s conference will not only be held at the University of Reading but has also been organised by Dr Mara Oliva, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event – ‘ ‘Islamic State’: Where From, Where To?’ A Roundtable Discussion

One of our new colleagues, Dr Dina Rezk, will be speaking at ‘ ‘Islamic State’: Where From, Where To?’ at the University of Warwickon Thursday 26th November.  This is a roundtable event taking place at Warwick.  The event is open … Continue reading

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