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Podcasting Material Culture! Our MA History Students Get to Grips with Historical Items in the Archives
5/24/2022 2:27 PM

Episode Two: Amy Longmuir and a ‘Partnership Like No Other’: The Commercialisation of the British Music Festival Industry Continuing our podcast series for the Historical Skills and Resources Module, MA student Amy Longmuir takes up the baton to use material … Continue reading

Podcasting Material Culture! Our MA history Students Get to Grips with Historical Items in the Archives
5/23/2022 1:10 PM

Episode One: Fin Barringer asks, ”Who Put That There?’ Finding Letters of Robert E. Lee in Reading Archives’ For the MA Historical Skills and Resources Module, our brilliant students were asked to put together a podcast or vlog on an … Continue reading

So here we are again… sex and misogyny in Parliament, by Dr Jacqui Turner
4/26/2022 8:53 AM

So here we are again, after a weekend of press and parliamentary misogyny, the subsequent outrage will inevitably simmer down and go away until the next time…and the next time… and the next time. Angela Rayner called out “sexism and … Continue reading

The census: a treasure trove of material for social historians, by Peter Jolly
3/18/2022 11:50 AM

Originally posted on READING HISTORY:
“The release this January of the 1921 records is doubly important not only in showing the impact of World War 1 on communities, but because these are the last to be revealed for thirty years,…

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