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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

October 2016

Tuesday 4th Arts Two Lecture Theatre, Arts Two Building, QMUL
Wednesday 19th Great Hall, People's Palace

Latest news

Professor Miri Rubin presents at L'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science Sociales

Thursday September 22nd

Professor Miri Rubin joined historians Jacques Revel and Eteinne Anheim of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales at the Centre Pompidou. The event was to discuss legacy of Jacques Le Goff and to celebrate the publication of the book “Une autre histoire Jacques Le Goff (1924-2014)”. 

Professor Gareth Stedman Jones on BBC Radio London

Wednesday September 21st

Professor Gareth Stedman Jones appeared on the Robert Elms show on BBC Radio London to discuss his new book ‘Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion’. (The interview starts at around 1:39:00)

Dr Katrina Forrester in the New Yorker

Wednesday September 21st

Dr Katrina Forrester writes in The New Yorker on 'Making sense of modern pornography'.  

Dr Mark Glancy presents at the BFI

Tuesday September 20th

Dr Mark Glancy is one of the trio of experts (along with Dr Lucy Bolton and Dr Julie Lobalzo Wright) speaking at the BFI-Reuben Library about Kirk Douglas' career, star persona and performances. The talks accompany the Kirk Douglas retrospective that is taking place through September and October at the National Film Theatre.

Professor Richard Bourke wins 2015 prize for best book in intellectual history

Tuesday September 13th

We are delighted to announce that Professor Richard Bourke has been awarded the 2015 István Hont Book Prize  for his book Empire and Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke (Princeton University Press). The István Hont Book Prize is awarded by the Institute of Intellectual History, University of St Andrews for the best book published in intellectual history.  Professor Bourke shares this prize jointly with Professor J.G.A. Pocock  for his book Barbarism and Religion, Volume 6.Barbarism: Triumph in the West (Cambridge University Press). 

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