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Professor Rebecca Earle in conversation with Ruby Tandoh

Ruby TandohEat Up

Ruby Tandoh is an author and journalist who’s written for the Observer, Vice and Elle. She’s currently a columnist for the Guardian’s Feast supplement and was a finalist on the 2013 Great British Bake Off. She has published two cookery books, Crumb and Flavour.

Ruby will be at the Talisman Theatre, Kenilworth, at 8pm on the 20th September 2018 (details available online) to talk about her latest book, Eat Up! – a ‘joyous manifesto for flavour and sanity’, which explores everything from gluttons and gourmets in the movies, to the symbolism of food and sex.  which was published in February 2018 and was a Sunday Times best-seller.

Ruby will be speaking in conversation with acclaimed food historian Professor Rebecca Earle of the Warwick University History Department.


Wed 12 Sep 2018, 11:55 | Tags: Media, Impact and Public Engagement

Malaysia rethinks China’s rail deal | Should Western museums return ‘stolen’ artefacts?

Watch an interview with Professor David Anderson discussing the return of artefacts looted in imperial wars to their countries of origin, published on YouTube.

Anderson Interview


Mon 11 Jun 2018, 16:32 | Tags: Media

10 questions with Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall 
Professor Peter Marshall of the Warwick University History Department has been interviewed by Kurt Manwaring reagrding his new publication, Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation. The full interview is available on the From The Desk website and details of all the History Department's academic publications are available on the History Department website.

Kurt Manwaring is a freelance writer and contributor to many news sites, and holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Utah.


Tue 03 Apr 2018, 08:50 | Tags: Media Publication

When Americans Were Afraid of Being Brainwashed

The New York Times

Susan Carruthers, Professor in American History at the Warwick University History Department, has had her article, 'When Americans Were Afraid of Being Brainwashed', published in The New York Times online, and in print in the Sunday Review section on Sunday 21st January 2018.


Fri 19 Jan 2018, 18:29 | Tags: Media Publication

Dr Claire Shaw named in Australian Book Review's Books of the Year 2017

Australian Book Review


Dr Claire Shaw of the Warwick University History Department has been named in Australian Book Review's Books of the Year 2017, recommended by Mark Edele:

"Claire L. Shaw’s Deaf in the USSR: Marginality, community, and Soviet identity, 1917–1991 (Cornell) is a landmark in the history of disability and the Soviet welfare state. A stunning first book, it covers the entire Soviet experience from a thought-provoking perspective."

The full range of monographs and edited collections written or edited by the Warwick University History Department's academic staff is available online.


Wed 13 Dec 2017, 18:02 | Tags: Media Publication

Historian Fred Reid's new Thomas Hardy book praised by ex-PM Gordon Brown

Fred Reid in Library


A labour of love by a Kenilworth historian has won the praise of a former prime minister. Emeritus Reader, Dr Fred Reid, former head of the History Department at Warwick University, has just seen the publication of his book Thomas Hardy and History, which he has been working on for two decades, and ex-prime minister Gordon Brown was quick to send his congratulations to Dr Reid on his achievement.

Read the full story on the Coventry Observer website.


Tue 21 Nov 2017, 14:32 | Tags: Media Publication

Global History and Culture Centre Blog

The Global History and Culture Centre has started a new blog. Read the first post, "Jeremy Adelman, ‘What is Global History Now’ – Global History Reading Group", posted today, Wednesday 8th November 2017.


Wed 08 Nov 2017, 15:13 | Tags: Media Announcement

Illuminating India and Five Millennia of Indian Science

James Poskett reviews Illuminating India at the Science Museum

Read about the Science Museum’s new exhibition, Illuminating India, reviewed by Dr James Poskett (Assistant Professor in the History of Science and Technology).


‘Five millennia of Indian science’, Nature, 18 October 2017

Dr James Poskett celebrates the long history of science in India, from ancient astronomical almanacs to the discovery of the Boson.


Thu 19 Oct 2017, 12:53 | Tags: Media Publication

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