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.
Launch of the Mile End Institute
The United Kingdom as we know it may not survive the next decade and is “no longer a fixed map in the collective UK mind”, according to Lord Professor Peter Hennessy, who was speaking at the launch of the Mile End Institute (MEI). Lord Hennessy was joined by Conservative MP David Davis, crossbench peer Baroness Onora O’Neill, and broadcaster Carolyn Quinn (chair) to debate the question: can the UK survive without changing its Constitution?
Professor Miri Rubin on BBC Radio 4
Dr Dina Gusejnova presents at the German Historical Institute
Professor Amanda Vickery on BBC 2
Professor Amanda Vickery tells the story of Britain’s longest war; the suffragettes’ 300 year-long campaign for equality in a major new series for the BBC. ‘Suffragettes forever! The story of women and power’ begins on Wednesday 25 February, with an account of the immense legal, social, and political oppression experienced by British women before the suffragettes campaign began.