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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

March 2015

Tuesday 10th Arts Two, Room 3.20, QMUL
Monday 16th ArtsTwo Lecture Theatre, ArtsTwo Building, QMUL

May 2015

Wednesday 13th Arts Two, Room 3.16, QMUL

Latest news

Launch of the Mile End Institute

Wednesday March 4th

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

Tuesday March 3rd

Professor Miri Rubin spoke on BBC Radio 4’s Beyond Belief programme. Prof Rubin discussed the idea of Purgatory, its purpose and whether it has any contemporary meaning. 

Dr Dina Gusejnova presents at the German Historical Institute

Monday March 2nd

Dr Dina Gusejnova has been invited to present in Moscow. She will present on 'War and Empire in Transnational Perspective' at the German Historical Institute in Moscow

Professor Amanda Vickery on BBC 2

Wednesday February 25th

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.

Dr Thomas Dixon on BBC Radio 4

Thursday February 19th

Dr Thomas Dixon was interviewed for BBC Radio 4’s Inside Science. The programme marked Darwin Day and examined the origins of Creationism and its most recent variation Intelligent Design. Dr Dixon explained America’s relationship with Darwinism and Creationism.

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