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TODAY (30 Nov): 'Books Beyond Borders': Kingston History Research Seminar Talk

Our Latest Kingston History Research Seminar Series Talk

Takes Place TODAY

Wednesday 30 November, 2016

17.00-18.30pm

Room: JG3002

Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston University

Dr. Louise Seward… 148 more words

Public History

'Books Beyond Borders': Upcoming Kingston History Research Seminar Talk

Kingston History Research Seminar Series Talk

Wednesday 30 November, 2016

17.00-18.30pm

Room: JG3002

Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston University

Dr. Louise Seward

Will talk on:

Books Beyond Borders: The French Government and Censorship in late Eighteenth-Century Europe… 133 more words

Public History

Harold Wilson - an underestimated Prime Minister, with lessons for our times?

‘What Labour needs right now is the talent of a Harold Wilson for holding together a fissiparous party’. So wrote Polly Toynbee in The Guardian… 573 more words

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Harold Wilson and British Socialism: upcoming Kingston History Dept talk by Kevin Hickson

The Labour leader and Prime Minister Harold Wilson, who held the top job in British politics in 1964-70 and again in 1974-76, will be the subject of a talk by Dr. 198 more words

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Reflections on the Battle of Cable Street after 80 years

This week saw the 80th anniversary of the famous ‘Battle of Cable Street’, which took place on 4th October, 1936, in London’s East End. Many Jews, Socialists, liberals, trade unionists and various other people, both men and women, young and old,¬†from across the local community in Stepney, united together to prevent a march by Sir Oswald Mosley and his British Union of Fascists (BUF). 911 more words

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Lord Haw-Haw in Chiswick

In September, 2015, I blogged about William Joyce (1906-1946), otherwise known by his critics as ‘Lord Haw-Haw’, who broadcast for the Germans during World War Two, and was executed as a traitor shortly after the War.¬† 1,094 more words

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Lost versus Elite: Bonnie Greer brings historical perspective to current trends

The Chancellor of Kingston University, Bonnie Greer, has given a historical perspective on the passions that seem to be stirring the current rise of populism in politics, both in Europe and the USA. 708 more words

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