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Sandcastle

Hillfort in the sand

15 August 2018

Beach fun for all at Barry Island

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Passion for the past at Eisteddfod 2018

6 August 2018

There’s a local flavour to Cardiff University’s activities at the 2018 National Eisteddfod – with experts in Archaeology and History sharing their passion for the past too.

Civil War Petition

Counting the cost of Britain’s most damaging conflict

27 July 2018

Project to shed new light on how the welfare of wounded soldiers, widows, and orphans was managed during and after the British Civil Wars

Excavation at Cosmeston

Experiencing the past first-hand: Students head across the UK and overseas on placements

13 July 2018

More than 100 students of Archaeology and Conservation at the University are now on placement in the hands-down favourite element of the degrees.

Contesting Slave Masculinity

Resistance, negotiation, survival: Just what did it mean to be a man and a slave in the American South?

13 July 2018

First book by Cardiff historian challenges ideas of united slave community to reset views of masculinity among enslaved men

 Statue of Lenin outside the Luzhniki Olympic Stadium, Moscow.  Statue of Lenin outside the Luzhniki Olympic Stadium, Moscow.

Goodbye to all that? From Lenin to Putin

27 June 2018

Russia’s ruling elites past and present examined in Russian Revolution Centenary by Cardiff historian

70 years on: Berlin Blockade remembered

20 June 2018

This month marks the seventieth anniversary of the start of the Berlin Blockade that saw the Allied Forces divided into two groups following the end of the Second World War, in what became known as the Cold War.

Hitler’s Circle of Evil – a historian’s perspective

14 May 2018

Expert in the life of Nazi propagandist-in-chief Joseph Goebbels, historian Dr Toby Thacker has contributed extensively to a drama-documentary series examining the interpersonal relationships and power dynamics of key members of the Nazi party.

Yousef Abdul Latif Jameel

Philanthropist funds scholarships to study Islam in the UK

10 May 2018

Yousef Jameel’s investment in University’s Islam-UK centre tops £2.5m since 2009

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Czechoslovakia 100 Years On

8 May 2018

Lessons of statecraft born out of the First World War to be shared at historic event marking the centenary of the creation of Czechoslovakia