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Registration is now open for ‘Social Listening’ in the past, present and future, 22nd November 2017. British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5AH. For details on how to register and the preliminary programme please see below.
by Dr Andy Willimott  Eight months on from its opening, in May 2016, the London-based co-living enterprise known as The Collective Old Oak is still going strong. The residential concept, situated between North Acton and Wilesden Junction, now boasts … Continue reading →
Andy Willimott, lecturer in Modern Russian/Soviet History at the University of Reading, is the author of a new book published this week. Living the Revolution: Urban Communes & Soviet Socialism, 1917-1932 (Oxford University Press) is the culmination of years of … Continue 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 →