This post comes from second year undergraduate student in History at the University of Gloucestershire, Rhiannon Healey. It is a fact that over the past year, there has been a resurgence of right-wing political ideas and movements. A brief reflection on the results and aftermath of the 2016 US Presidential election and the EU referendum … More Contemporary Politics and the Generational Divide
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
On the face of it this year’s Cheltenham Literature Festival does not offer a great deal of interest to the student of history. Yes, there are sessions on Rethinking the Somme, the Great War, Cheltenham in the Great War, and on shellshock, with contributions from Lyn MacDonald, Hugh Sebag-Montefiore, Allan Mallinson, and Taylor Dowling, plus … More History at the Cheltenham Literature Festival 2016
I’m delighted to be able to come to Gloucestershire next semester, where I’ll be teaching two courses, ‘The Quest for Equality: Civil Rights in the USA, 1930-70’ and ‘Democracy, Freedom and Slavery: the USA, 1776-1865’, as well as supervising a number of dissertations. I’ve been asked to tell you a little about myself, so here … More Dr Robbie Maxwell joins the History team for Semester 2
There will be a lot of raking through Tuesday’s mid-term election results in America with a view to guessing the future and also making comparison’s with the past. Already it is being suggested that the successive losses in the Senate and House of Representatives in this and the previous elections two years ago, giving the Republicans … More All Change in the USA?