This post comes from second year undergraduate History student at the University of Gloucestershire Anna Cardy. Over the summer I was fortunate to travel to Israel with the Holocaust Educational Trust as part of the Ambassador Study Visit 2017. I took part in an intensive week of workshops and seminars, as well as excursions to … More Yad Vashem – The International School for Holocaust Studies
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!
One of the things I most like about Cheltenham is the Literature Festival, which always attracts many world-famous writers – and often some notorious historians. Whatever your thoughts are on the role of history in the media and so-called ‘TV historians’, I was really pleased that both Diarmaid MacCulloch and Simon Schama were on the … More Historians at the Cheltenham Literature Festival