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The Naked Blogger of Cairo, by Dr Dina Rezk
3/24/2023 9:00 AM

In November 2011, 20 year old Egyptian Alia Mahdy posted a nude photograph of herself on her blog Diary of a Rebel. She was wearing nothing but black stockings, red leather shoes, and a flower in her hair. The photograph … Continue reading

“Piety, Sobriety and Variety”: The first 3 female MPs to arrive at Westminster, by Dr Jacqui Turner
3/14/2023 3:47 PM

Much has been written about Constance Markievicz, the first woman elected to parliament at the general election 1918 and Nancy Astor, the first woman to take her seat in parliament a year later via a carefully controlled by-election. However, much … Continue reading

International Women’s Day: Inspirational Women from History
3/8/2023 3:35 PM

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2023, members of staff and students from our department have nominated their inspirational women from history! Dr Jacqui Turner – Mary Wollstonecraft For me, it is Mary Wollstonecraft. There is always a temptation to choose … Continue reading

History, Gaming, and Churchill’s “Promise”, by Abbie Tibbott
3/6/2023 8:12 PM

Tucked away in a time-shift segment of Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is a short conversation between the playable character, Lydia Frye, and Winston Churchill. Whilst playing the game, this short exchange dragged me from the game’s immersive world and landed me … Continue reading


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