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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

July 2016

Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th
Room 126, Geography Building, QMUL

September 2016

Latest news

Dr Robert Saunders on the EU Referendum

Tuesday June 28th

Dr Robert Saunders joined experts from the QMUL Schools of Law, Politics and Economics for a Mile End Institute press briefing on the implications of Britain's referendum vote. The open session is available on YouTube

Professor Peter Hennessy interviewed for BBC News on the EU Referendum

Monday June 27th

Professor Peter Hennessy looks back at British history to evaluate the significance of the referendum result in an article for BBC News

Professor Richard Bourke is interviewed for Iranian journal Farhangemrooz

Monday June 27th

Professor Richard Bourke discusses the origins and importance of the 'Cambridge School' with the Iranian journal Farhangemrooz (Today’s Culture). An English version is also available: The Cambridge School.pdf

Dr Robert Saunders writes for BBC History

Wednesday June 22nd

Ahead of the referendum on 23 June, Dr Robert Saunders writes for the BBC History website on Britain's first referendum in 1975, and the comparisons with the present day.

Dr Jonathan Smele's book launch at Waterstones Piccadilly

Wednesday June 22nd

Dr Jonathan Smele celebrates the paperback launch of his recent book, The "Russian" Civil Wars, 1916-1926: Ten Years that Shook the World  at Waterstones Piccadilly on 13th July.  Dr Smele will be joined in a discussion of its findings with Professor Geoffrey Hosking OBE (of SSEES, UCL). The event is free, but please reserve a place.

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