New book edited by Professor David Lambert
David Lambert and Peter Merriman had edited a new book called "Empire and Mobility in the long 19th century" and details can be found at:
Global History and Culture Centre blog on pandemics
Dr Guido van Meersbergen has published a GHCC blog on pandemics at: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/ghcc/blog/
One piece features Amy Evans, our GHCC secretary at: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/ghcc/blog/amy_and_the .
Professor David Lambert writes about the "The fall of Edward Colston"
David's piece about the toppling of the bronze statue of Edward Colston can be read at:
Professor Tim Lockley talks to Sky news about the recent unrest in the USA
Interview with Sky news can be seen five minutes into the recording at:
Dr Lydia Plath writes about the George Floyd protests
Lydia's piece can be read at:
Dr Simon Peplow writes about the George Floyd protests
Simon's piece on the George Floyd protests can be read at:
Professor Hilary Marland provides expert opinion on BBC One's Who Do You Think You Are?
In a first for Who Do You Think You Are?, father-and-son comedy double-act Jack and Michael Whitehall join forces to investigate their family tree. They discover the tragedy that left Jack’s great grandfather (Michael’s grandfather) an orphan. And tracing their line back to Wales in the 1830s, they find out about a Tory ancestor's role in opposing the Chartist movement for wider voting rights.
Professor Hilary Marland features in the programme, which is now available on BBC iPlayer.
Professor David M Anderson features on BBC Radio 4's File on 4
BBC Radio 4’s File on 4 programme this week examined the experiences of the Kenyan tea workers affected in the post-electoral violence in Kenya in January 2008. The workers are now trying to get compensation for murders and rapes from Unilever, the owner of the tea estate where the violence occurred. An interview with Professor David M Anderson features in the programme. The programme, entitled Bitter Brew is now available on the BBC Sounds website.