During the first two weeks of June, History at the University of Gloucestershire played host to Dr Pia Koivunen, a post-doctoral fellow at the Institute of Advanced Social Research, University of Tampere, Finland. Dr Koivunen has published widely on different aspects of the Soviet-sponsored World Youth Festivals, one of which was held in Moscow in … More Report from Visiting Researcher, Dr Pia Koivunen
I spent the final weekend of the Easter vacation at the BASEES annual conference in Cambridge. As the current BASEES Membership Secretary and a founder member of the new BASEES Women’s Forum, this turned out to be a busy conference for me. I attended several meetings, enjoyed several cultural events that formed part of the … More Melanie Ilic at BASEES Conference 2016
Roll up, roll up! You may be interested to hear that we have several copies from the publisher of the following book available for review: Roger Moorhouse, The Devil’s Alliance: Hitler’s Pact with Stalin, 1939-1941 If you would like to borrow a copy of the book to prepare a review, please contact Melanie on email@example.com. … More Book Review Opportunity!
I was invited to attend an international conference on ‘Women and Their Culture’ hosted by EWHA Woman’s University in Seoul, South Korea, at the end of January 2016. This was a great honour for me and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The papers covered a broad range of topics from the early modern period through … More Prof. Melanie Ilic at Women and their Culture Conference in Seoul
Thank you and well done to all of the Level 6 students who presented their posters at History Dissertation Day on 14 January at the Wilson Art Gallery and Museum in Cheltenham. You’ve made us all proud! Thanks also to Polly Robinson at The Wilson for helping us to stage this event, and to Caro … More History Dissertation Day