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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:

https://manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9781526126382/


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:

https://www.wienerlibrary.co.uk/Blog?item=440&returnoffset=0


Newsblog by History Graduate Harry Williams

Please see blog from Harry Williams on how to develop a technology career with a humanities degree:

https://careersblog.warwick.ac.uk/2020/03/17/how-to-develop-a-technology-career-with-a-humanities-degree/

Mon 23 Mar 2020, 16:04 | Tags: Alumni Announcement Publication

Podcast on free speech

Dr Charles Walton has recently published a podcast on free speech which can be found at:

http://www.freespeechhistory.com/2019/09/28/episode-32-policing-opinion-in-the-french-revolution-with-charles-walton/#identifier

Mon 20 Jan 2020, 08:52 | Tags: Publication

Article by Dr Anna Hájková in "Der Tagespiegel" on 14 December 2019 about an enforced queer relationship in a Nazi concentration camp

Sun 15 Dec 2019, 19:59 | Tags: Publication

Dr Anna Hájková on Maria Schmolka in the Observer newspaper 10 November 2019

Tue 12 Nov 2019, 12:21 | Tags: Impact and Public Engagement Publication

Dr James Poskett featured in Audible short story collection

Dr James Poskett recently featured as part of a new Audible short story collection, produced in collaboration with the Wellcome Collection. In Homeless Bodies and Other Stories, leading authors were paired with objects from the Wellcome Collection. In the third episode (“The Master and the Student”), James discusses a skull used by phrenologists with the author Haroun Khan.

Mon 11 Nov 2019, 15:13 | Tags: Announcement Publication

Materials of the Mind: Phrenology, Race, and the Global History of Science, 1815-1920

Materials of the Mind 
Materials of the Mind: Phrenology, Race, and the Global History of Science, 1815-1920, by Dr James Poskett (University of Warwick), is a new monograph published by University of Chicago Press.

Phrenology was the most popular mental science of the Victorian age. From American senators to Indian social reformers, this new mental science found supporters around the globe. Materials of the Mind tells the story of how phrenology changed the world—and how the world changed phrenology.

This is a story of skulls from the Arctic, plaster casts from Haiti, books from Bengal, and letters from the Pacific. Drawing on far-flung museum and archival collections, and addressing sources in six different languages, Materials of the Mind is an impressively innovative account of science in the nineteenth century as part of global history. It shows how the circulation of material culture underpinned the emergence of a new materialist philosophy of the mind, while also demonstrating how a global approach to history can help us reassess issues such as race, technology, and politics today.

Details of all the monographs and edited collection of the Warwick University History Department's current academic staff are available online, and the details of all the monographs and edited collection of the Warwick University History Department's emeritus academic staff are also available online.

 

Wed 01 May 2019, 09:19 | Tags: Research Publication

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