Tag Archives: Reading History

Internship at the River & Rowing Museum, Henley on Thames

The River & Rowing Museum, Henley on Thames, currently have a vacancy for an intern. This would be a great opportunity for anyone considering a career in the museum and heritage sector.  To apply, see the details and link below. … Continue reading

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LBGT History Month 2017: Oscar Wilde Vlog

by Jodie Larkin and Nikki Rai In accordance with LGBT+ history month, this vlog explores Oscar Wilde’s infamous stay in Reading Gaol (later HM Reading Prison). During the late nineteenth century, Wilde was at the height of success: hit wit, … Continue reading

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Before we were the University of Reading

by Dr Ruth Salter As many of you are probably aware, this year marks the 90th anniversary of Reading receiving its University Charter.  Reading, which was given the charter by George V in 1926, was the only institution to be … Continue reading

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All hail the great disruptor!Unless you’re Cruz, Rubio…or a Democrat

By Dr Mark Shanahan So, it’s goodbye Super Tuesday and if we want to hang any name on your it would have to be ‘The Donald’. Indeed, as the Great Disruptor sits in his gold bath filled with asses’ milk, … Continue reading

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