Tag Archives: US history

‘Hidden Figures’ Film Review

by Philippa Sale [1] There was some confusion at the Academy Awards this weekend when ‘La La Land’ was incorrectly announced as the winner of the Best Picture Oscar, the real winner being ‘Moonlight’.  Away from this embarrassing mix-up another … Continue reading

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CFP: President Trump’s First 100 Days

Please see below for details of the upcoming conference from the Reading Interdisciplinary Research Netwrok for the Study of Political History and Politics in the Americas:

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Christmas 2016: Holidays are coming…

by Darius Wainright and Dafydd Townley Television adverts are often emotive. From the numerous Go Compare commercials to the festive John Lewis tearjerker, they make us laugh, cry or yearn for the advert free haven that is the BBC. One … Continue reading

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Annual Colloquium of the American Politics Group of the UK

2nd December 2016, The British Library Conference Centre The American Politics Group is the major UK organisation for researchers and teachers of US politics.  Registration is now open for this year’s annual colloquium, and bookings can be made via Eventbrite.  … Continue reading

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Could Foreign Policy be Trump’s Winning Card? History Seems to Suggest So.

By Dr Mara Oliva Now that the conventions are over, it is time to look at the issues! In the next two thought provoking posts, Dr Mara Oliva looks at the role foreign policy has historically played in presidential elections … Continue reading

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