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June 2017

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Professor Miri Rubin presents the Wiles Lectures

Thursday May 25th

Professor Miri Rubin presented this year’s Wiles Lectures at Queens University Belfast. Prof Rubin discussed: Strangers into Neighbours? How Medieval Cities Dealt with their Diversity.

History of Modern Biomedicine present at the European Human Genetics Conference

Tuesday May 23rd

Professor Tilli Tansey, Mr Adam Wilkinson and Mr Alan Yabsley are presenting a poster (co-authored with Ms Emma Jones) on oral history testimonies in human and clinical genetics, and providing a book display at the European Society for Human Genetics in Copenhagen, May 26-27th

Dr Dan Todman shortlisted for Longman-History Today Book Prize 2017

Friday May 19th

Dr Dan Todman’s book, Britain's War: Into Battle 1937-1941, has been shortlisted for the Longman-History Today Book Prize, alongside five other titles. The winner will be announced next month.

'Becoming Cary Grant' is an official selection at the Cannes Film Festival

Monday May 15th

Dr Mark Glancy will attend the 70th Cannes Film Festival for the world premiere of Becoming Cary Grant. Dr Glancy is the editorial consultant and contributor to this feature-length documentary, which is an official selection of the festival.

Our new blog-"The Historian" launches

Tuesday May 9th

This week sees the launch of the School of History's new weekly blog, The Historian, produced by staff and students. In The Historian, you will find the latest cutting-edge historical research as well our historians’ reflections on global and local headlines. These accessible short articles will relate to all things historical, connected with the research and teaching that we do here at QMUL. 

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