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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.

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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

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Milestone for literature and science research

30 April 2018

Respected international journal celebrates ten years

Series heralding hidden histories of Britain’s towns draws on University expertise

29 March 2018

Leading Roman archaeologist acts as historical consultant

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CAER Studio to nurture a new generation of artists

20 March 2018

Creative project inspired by historic hillfort site has been given a funding boost

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Teaching excellence

6 March 2018

History academics lead the way in undergraduate studies

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Hannibal’s Elephant Army – how did an audacious stratagem became one of history’s greatest military feats?

21 February 2018

Expedition seeks evidence of the outlandish route that took Carthage into Rome’s heartlands

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Fatberg! The highs and lows of Conservation

20 February 2018

Alumnus’ latest challenge calls on principles honed in Conservation degrees