My-Parish virtual platform update
Student article on the impact of Black role models and Black creative spaces
Xaymaca Awoyungbo, a final year undergraduate student studying History at Warwick, has written an article for Lacuna magazine. Xaymaca speaks with author Sandra A Agard and explores Britain’s young Black creative networks.
You can read the full piece here.
Amphibious Screens: The Sustainable Cultures of Water Seminar Series hosted by The University of Warwick
Warwick is hosting some global online seminars (Jan-April 2022) exploring how the film and TV industries in Miami, Reykjavik, Cornwall and Venice are connected to a watery sense of place, water pollution, water scarcity and water cultures.
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:
Faculty of Arts Online HE Fair
The Faculty of Arts at the University of Warwick is holding an online HE Fair on 13 May 2020 from 1pm to 3pm, this HE Fair is held in conjunction with UEA and Goldsmith University covering a number of Arts and Humanities subjects including History. Further details can be found 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.