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News and events

We have a vibrant academic and student body who are often featured in the press. Many of our academics contribute to national and international radio and television shows.

Upcoming events

December 2016

Tuesday 6th Arts Two Lecture Theatre, Arts Two Building, QMUL

Latest news

Dr Simon Layton on BBC Radio 4

Thursday December 1st

Dr Simon Layton joined a discussion on the Seriously programme on BBC Radio 4 about the history of tarpaulin from 17th century mariners to today's refugee camps and those living on the periphery of society. The programme looks into statelessness, protest, heroism and transgression.

Professor Gareth Stedman Jones presents at the Cambridge Literary Festival

Tuesday November 29th

Professor Gareth Stedman Jones discussed his acclaimed new book ‘Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion’ at the Cambridge Literary Festival

Professor Miri Rubin presents at the University of Glasgow

Monday November 28th

Professor Georgios Varouxakis presents at ULIP

Monday November 28th

Professor Georgios Varouxakis presents at a round-table seminar on the teaching of the history of political ideas in Paris. The round table is part of the series of seminars of the Groupe de recherche sur l'histoire sociale des idées politiques at ULIP (University of London in Paris) 

Dr Katrina Forrester writes for the Guardian

Thursday November 3rd

Dr Katrina Forrester reviews 'The Corruption of Capitalism', a new book by Guy Standing about work, rent and modern capitalism, in the Guardian.

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