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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

May 2015

Wednesday 13th Arts Two, Room 3.16, QMUL

Latest news

Professor Amanda Vickery presents at the University of Southern California

Tuesday March 31st

Professor Amanda Vickery presents at the Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, University of Southern California. Prof Vickery will present on “Sartorial Conformity & the Moral Politics of Fashion in 18th century England".  

Dr Helen McCarthy in History Today

Monday March 30th

Dr Helen McCarthy writes for 'History Today' on 100 years after The Women’s Congress met at The Hague. Dr McCarthy looks at their efforts at peace negotiations and the aim of revolutionising a ravaged political landscape

Dr Joanna Cohen on BBC Arts

Friday March 27th

Dr Joanna Cohen presents for BBC Arts as part of her ‘New Generation Thinkers’ award. Dr Cohen discusses the origins of the word ‘shoddy’ and how a cheap fabric from Yorkshire came to play a part in the American Civil War.

Our staff present at the Oxford Literary Festival

Wednesday March 25th

Professor Miri Rubin presents at the Catholic University of America

Monday March 23rd

Professor Miri Rubin presented the keynote address at The Catholic University of America’s interdisciplinary graduate conference, "Honouring Mary". The conference explored the influence of Mary and her image through time. 

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