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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

September 2014

Monday 1st Fogg Lecture Theatre, GE Fogg Building, QMUL
Monday 8th to Tuesday 9th Arts Two Building, QMUL

November 2014

Wednesday 12th Barts Pathology Museum, St Bartholomews Hospital

Latest news

Professor Amanda Vickery and Dr Dan Todman present at the Imperial War Museum

Monday July 28th

As part of the BBC's 'The War That Changed the World' series, Professor Amanda Vickery and Dr Dan Todman will be hosting an event at the Imperial War Museum. The Psychology of War looks at the state of mind of World War One. In the live audience at the Imperial War Museum, children of World War One veterans will join the general public in debate sharing their rare insight.

Dr Maurizio Isabella comments on World War One in the Guardian

Wednesday July 23rd

Dr Maurizio Isabella is one of ten historians to contibute to the Guardian's a global guide to the First World War interactive documentary. Dr Isabella and the historians give a brief history of the First World War through a global lens by using original news reports, interactive maps and rarely-seen footage.

Honorary Fellowship for Professor Tilli Tansey

Monday July 21st

Professor Tilli Tansey has been elected to Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty of the History of Medicine of the Society of Apothecaries, in ‘recognition of the extensive work have done in the past supporting the activities of the faculty’. The Faculty was founded in 1959 as a separate body within the Society of Apothecaries to "foster and extend interest in medical history". The Faculty teaches and disseminates knowledge about medical history, and has close links with several universities.

Dr Dan Todman in International Business Times

Friday July 18th

International Business Times reports on the unveiling of the Imperial War Museum’s ‘astounding’ new exhibition, marking the centenary of WW1. Dr Dan Todman, who is an advisor to the IWM, comments: “These galleries really do represent the cutting edge, both in museum design and in historical scholarship. The galleries not only tell the story of the war, they explain how and why things happened, and they show what the war meant to people at the time.”

Professor Barbara Taylor named among the top 100 most influential disabled people

Wednesday July 16th

Professor Barbara Taylor has been named among the top 100 most influential disabled people in the UK, by the Disability News Service, which specialises in disability issues. The list examines how disabled people in the public eye exert their influence on how we think, feel and live. It is hoped that the names on the list will eventually seep into the mainstream and act as a database of disabled talent, and provide role models for the next generation of disabled influencers.

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