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
Following on from their attendance at the British Library and Eccles Centre event commemorating 50 years since the passing of the Civil Rights Act in 1964, which you can read about here, Prof. Neil Wynn and Dr Christian O’Connell discuss the significance, impact and legacy of the Act. They also discuss PBS America’s new documentary, … More VIDEO: 50 Years Since the Civil Rights Act
Teaching and research using Popular Music with Dr Christian O’Connell: we talk about the blues, Civil Rights and more…
Over the course of the last year History at UoG has benefitted hugely from our links with three new colleagues: Tim Copeland researches on public archaeology and the Roman period; Charlie Whitham looks at the impact of American air bases in the context of new approaches to the study of the Cold War (and has also … More Professor Roy Jones at UoG
Further to Neil’s posts last week, in this video Dr Christian O’Connell talks to him about American literature, the GCSE syllabus, and why students should read as widely as possible.