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Article by Dr Simon Peplow about the police and "institutional racism"

Dr Simon Peplow has written an article about the police and "institutional racism" for The Conversation, please see further details at: https://theconversation.com/the-police-wont-acknowledge-institutional-racism-in-their-race-action-plan-heres-why-that-matters-183853,


Professor Christoph Mick appears on the BBC's Who do you think you are?

Professor Christoph Mick appears in an episode of the BBC's Who do you think you are? with personality Sue Perkins.

Wed 25 May 2022, 09:23 | Tags: TV and Radio

Historian of science James Poskett discusses his latest book, Horizons, with Dan Snow (@TheHistoryGuy) on the @HistoryHit podcast

https://shows.acast.com/dansnowshistoryhit/episodes/great-scientists-weve-forgotten-to-remember

Wed 27 Apr 2022, 09:10 | Tags: TV and Radio

RIP Robin Lenman, Emeritus Reader,

It is with great regret that the History Department announce the death of Emeritus Reader, Robin Lenman.

Fri 22 Apr 2022, 16:38 | Tags: Announcement Emeritus Staff

Dr Elise Smith talks to Sienna about her research on You Tube

Please watch Dr Elise Smith talking to History student Sienna about her research at: https://youtu.be/eoAxITXIiRwLink opens in a new window


Dr Guido van Meersbergen tallks to Nia about his research on You Tube

Please watch Dr Guido van Meersbergen talk to History student Nia about his research at: https://youtu.be/Iklo0Wr1_lgLink opens in a new window


Professor Beat Kümin talks to Marli about his research on You Tube

Please watch Professor Beat Kümin being interviewed about his research by Marli, a History students at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6EvBPDNJFsLink opens in a new window


Dr James Poskett new book release

James Poskett, Horizons: A Global History of Science (Penguin, 2022)

https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/313423/horizons/9780241394090.html 

We are told that modern science was invented in Europe, the product of great minds like Nicolaus Copernicus, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein. But this is wrong. Science is not, and has never been, a uniquely European endeavour.

Horizons pushes the history of science beyond Europe, exploring the ways in which scientists from Africa, America, Asia and the Pacific fit into the story. Challenging both the existing narrative and our perceptions of revered individuals, above all this is a celebration of the work of scientists neglected by history. 

“Hugely important,” Jim Al-Khalili.

“Revolutionary and revelatory,” Alice Roberts.

Fri 25 Mar 2022, 08:47 | Tags: Publication

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