Coventry residents invited to travel back in time with Coventry on TV, the latest event from the Ghost Town TV archives project
Coventry residents will be able to travel back in time thanks to an exclusive compilation of archive TV news and other documentary footage, brought together by researchers at the University of Warwick, and on show for three days in the city centre. Theatre Absolute’s Shop Front Theatre in City Arcade will host the unique newsreel from Thursday 14 April until Saturday 16th.
Research team sheds light on Roman financial crisis
New scientific analysis of the composition of Roman denarii has brought fresh understanding to a financial crisis briefly mentioned by the Roman statesman and writer Marcus Tullius Cicero in his essay on moral leadership, De Officiis, and solved a longstanding historical debate.
'Dear John...' - new book reveals the untold story of the wartime break-up letter
In her new book Professor Susan L. Carruthers explores romantic life in wartime, how and why relationships break down, and the consequences for men and women in uniform, through the phenomenon of the “Dear John” letter, that most notorious of wartime missives.
New book explores Britain’s three-hundred year fight against corruption
In his new book published this week Professor Mark Knights presents a history of corruption in Britain and its empire between 1600 and 1850, and explores its reform processes. Trust and Distrust: Corruption in Office in Britain and its Empire, 1600-1850 reveals a colourful history of scandals, dramatic trials, illicitly gained wealth and a campaigning press intent on exposing misconduct despite governmental attempts to stifle it.
Online exhibition of artworks by Coventry artists reflecting university research launches in December
· The University of Warwick and Coventry University will launch Coventry Creates 2021, a second online exhibition of collaborative work between researchers and Coventry artists.