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The softest and longest – coup in Zimbabwe

by Dr Heike Schmidt The possibly longest and softest military coup is now in its third day in Zimbabwe, seeing further negotiations between the 93-year old president Robert Mugabe and the military with an entire entourage of power brokers involved. … Continue reading

The Stenton Lecture and Workshop 2017

Thursday 23rd November marks the date of this year’s Stenton Lecture which is preceded by the Stenton Symposium. What is the Stenton Lecture? The Stenton lecture is an annual lecture by an eminent historian, hosted by the Department and held … Continue reading

Co-living: Utopia 2.0?

by Dr Andy Willimott [1] Eight months on from its opening, in May 2016, the London-based co-living enterprise known as The Collective Old Oak is still going strong. The residential concept, situated between North Acton and Wilesden Junction, now boasts … Continue reading

So that was International Women’s Day…

by Dr Jacqui Turner So yesterday was International Women’s Day and women were everywhere – literally we were all over the place, in the media, online, on TV and crowded around both front benches in the House of Commons as, … Continue reading

International Womens’ Day: An Interview with Rebecca Rist

This month is Womens’ History Month and today, 8th March, is International Womens’ Day. So we’ve taken the opportunity to talk to Dr Rebecca Rist, one of the few young female academics working on the medieval papacy, and find out … Continue reading

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