Mon, 8th May 2017

Europe's far-right groups and ideologues have long been collaborating across national borders to further their agendas.

Immediately after Marine Le Pen successfully advanced to the second round of the French Presidential election by beating the candidate from the mainstream right, Italy's far-right leader Matteo Salvini, tweeted a photo of him with the French politician, with the caption "Go Marine". He later added: "it is time get rid of the Brussels cage!".

Thu, 9th February 2017

I've woken up every morning for weeks, wondering why the current debates about the sovereignty of Parliament aren't better informed by the history of the 1640s, and the deaths of 800,000 people in the Civil War. The judicial ruling on Tuesday, that Parliament’s sovereignty trumps the exercise of this mysterious thing called the royal prerogative, cannot fail to remind us of the arguments once raised between the Roundheads and the Cavaliers – Cromwell’s parliamentarians and King Charles I.

Sun, 14th August 2016

In this blog post, Edward Madigan discusses how, after the UK voted to leave Europe, Northern Ireland’s fragile relationship with both its past and its neighbour is once again to the fore.

To read this blog post, please click here: http://www.historytoday.com/edward-madigan/breaking-peace

Mon, 11th July 2016

Backdoor Broadcasting are hosting a number of very interesting podcasts that were recorded from recent lectures given by those connected to Royal Holloway, University of London and the London Centre for Public History and Heritage. Please take a look and have a listen if you missed any of these events or simply want to listen to them again!

 

Tue, 7th June 2016

Join the debate #uhyourheritage 

To listen to the podcast, please click here: http://www.herts.ac.uk/heritage-hub/exploring-public-history/heritage-and-social-enterprise

Read the accompanying blog to the podcast down below. 

 

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Tue, 31st May 2016

Join the debate #uhyourheritage 

To listen to the podcast, please click here: http://www.herts.ac.uk/heritage-hub/exploring-public-history/living-knowledge

Read the accompanying blog to the podcast down below. 

 

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Tue, 24th May 2016

Join the debate #uhyourheritage 

To listen to the podcast please click here: http://www.herts.ac.uk/heritage-hub/exploring-public-history/using-the-archives

To read the accompanying blog post to the podcast down below.

 

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Tue, 17th May 2016

Join the debate #uhyourheritage 

To listen to the podcast please click here: http://www.herts.ac.uk/heritage-hub/exploring-public-history/history-and-public-policy

Read the accompanying podcast to the blog down below

 

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Mon, 16th May 2016

Royal Holloway's Dr Akil Awan writes about how an agreement signed in 1916 became shorthand for western treachery, greed and the impact of colonial machinations on the lives of local peoples.

To read the article on HistoryToday's website, please click here: http://www.historytoday.com/akil-n-awan/architects-failure-100-years-sykes-picot#sthash.rM8gJ1Ge.dpuf

 

Tue, 10th May 2016

Join the debate @ #uhyourheritage

To listen to the podcast, please click here http://www.herts.ac.uk/heritage-hub/exploring-public-history/academic-and-community-partnerships

Read the accompanying blog to the podcast down below. 

 

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