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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

Dr Helen McCarthy on BBC Radio 4

Monday April 13th

Dr Helen McCarthy was interviewed for BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. Dr McCarthy discussed the changing role of the grandmother and some of its continuities including providing emotional and practical support.

Dr Katrina Forrester presents at the University of Sydney

Wednesday April 8th

Dr Katrina Forrester presents at the 'Rethinking Intellectual History' conference at the University of Sydney. Dr Forrester will present on 'Beyond the Welfare State? Anglo-American Political Philosophy since the 1960s'. She will also speak at the opening roundtable, and on a panel about careers in the humanities. 

Professor Saul Dubow in BBC News Magazine

Thursday April 2nd

Professor Saul Dubow comments on the protests at the University of Cape Town in BBC News Magazine. Protesters are calling for a statue of Cecil Rhodes to be taken down. 

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

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