Dr Simon Peplow writes about the George Floyd protests
Simon's piece on the George Floyd protests can be read at:
Uta Rautenberg's blog on Homophobia in the Nazi camps published
Warwick History PhD student, Uta Rautenberg's blog on Homophobia in the Nazi camps, is published by the Wiener Holocaust Library, please see:
Dr Anna Hájková awarded the Orpheus Iris award
Dr Anna Hájková has been awarded the Orpheus Iris award by the International Rainbow Culture Network, details of the award can be seen at: http://www.ilgcn.tupilak.org/2020/04/orpheus-iris-2020-award-for-holocaust.html
AHRC-BBC New Thinking podcast about Religion and Ordinary Lives featuring Dr Naomi Pullin
Dr Naomi Pullin, Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of Wawick was involved in a recording for the AHRC-BBC New Thinking podcast about ‘Religion and Ordinary Lives’. This event will be broadcast live via BBC Sounds on BBC Radio 3 on Tuesday 7 April 2020 at 10pm. Further details about the programme can be found here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000h1sw
Dr Anna Hájková on Maria Schmolka in the Observer newspaper 10 November 2019
Article on Maria Schmolka in the Observer, 10 November 2019 at:
PhD research features in BBC HistoryExtra magazine
The Peterloo Massacre took place on 16 August 1819 and is considered a landmark moment in the struggle for democracy in Britain. However, the number of people present at the Massacre may have been “significantly smaller” than previously thought, according to research by History PhD student Dave Steele.
The full article is available on the BBC HistoryExtra website.
Professor Mark Knights recently joined Melvyn Bragg on BBC Radio 4's In Our Time, to discuss why a Westminster protest against 'Popery' in June 1780 led to widespread rioting across London, lethally suppressed.
The show was originally broadcast on Thursday 2 May, but now available as a podcast on the BBC Radio 4 website.
Professor David Lambert will be giving the keynote lecture at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine's Commonwealth Cultural Day at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham on Thursday 11th October. The title of his lecture is 'Fighting for Empire: From Slavery to Military Service in the West India Regiments'.