Dr Matt Kidd will be covering Dr Vicky Morrisroe who is on sabbatical this semester. I’m very excited about the prospect of teaching at the University of Gloucestershire next semester, where I’ll be leading two modules, ‘Politics and Empire in the Age of Gladstone and Disraeli’ (Level 5) and ‘Consensus and Conflict in Post-War Britain, … More Matt Kidd joins the History team
It will come as a surprise to my students to learn that, contrary to the rumours, I don’t spend all my free time drinking wine, eating pizza, and binge-watching Mad Men. In between all of that I have been researching and planning my new book which I hope to complete in 2017 and publish with … More Vicky Morrisroe’s New Book!
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
Students took part in the first ever History Dissertation Day at The Wilson Gallery in Cheltenham. January can be a very stressful time for third-year students approaching the final few months of their undergraduate studies. Weighing heavy on the mind is the final year dissertation, a project over a year in the making, and the … More History Students Exhibit their Research at The Wilson
I have just published an article in the journal Modern Intellectual History, entitled “Sanguinary Amusement”: E.A. Freeman, the Comparative Method and Victorian Theories of Race. This article seeks to revise the conventional portrait of the historian E. A. Freeman (1823–92) as an arch-racist and confident proponent of Aryan superiority. Focusing on the relatively obscure Comparative … More Vicky Morrisroe: Article Published in Modern Intellectual History