Tag Archives: US history

You are invited to the launch of the Monroe Group

The newly established Monroe Group is an interdisciplinary research network for the study of politics in the Americas. The network is designed to encourage dialogue between scholars in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences working on all aspects of … Continue reading

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Registration now open for ‘Trump’s First 100 Days’ 2nd May, 2017

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the forthcoming conference ‘Trump’s First 100 Days’, 2nd May 2017. A copy of the conference programme is available below.  Registrations should be made via the University of Reading’s Conferences … Continue reading

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‘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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