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Alas, poor Europe

Europe on its 60th birthday – the anniversary of the Treaty of Rome falls on 25 March. Eirini Karamouzi and Luc-Andre Brunet look back at Europe’s capacity for reinvention and ask what comes next.

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A contested relationship: the UK Labour party and small business

Richard Beresford argues that, contrary to what one might suppose, Labour's relationship with small businesses goes back to their earliest days.

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Women Against State Pension Inequality: a distraction from deeper problems

The campaign group Women Against State Pension Inequality argue that discrimination against a generation of women has taken place. Hugh Pemberton suggests this may be a distraction from the deeper and broader...

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GCHQ - a new authorised history

The first official history of GCHQ - Britain's most secretive secret service - will be published in 2019. Dan Lomas and Chris Murphy examine the context for the decision and the consequences for...

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H&P historians launch new book offering a fresh perspective on British labour history

Professor Peter Ackers and Dr Alastair Reid introduced their edited collection of essays challenging traditional narratives of twentieth century British labour history at a sold-out event...

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History shows that cutting welfare to protect the economy is misguided

H&P Editorial Director and co-founder Professor Simon Szreter co-authors paper in The Lancet highlighting the early modern social security system in England as a stimulus to economic growth

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Flexible work and its consequences: historical perspectives

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Room S3.05, Strand Building, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS
18:00 pm - 19:30 pm

In this Trade Union Forum seminar, a historian of comparative public policy and a trade union Head of Equality will examine the history and contemporary practice of flexible working - who benefits, and what are

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Speaker Series: Sir Thomas Legg - government and the rule of law

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Nash Lecture Theatre, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS
18:00 pm - 19:30 pm

This H&P speaker series will feature former senior public servants and other policymakers reflecting on their careers with a response from a contemporary historian who has studied the events in which they

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No. 10 Guest Historian Series


H&P is working in partnership with the Prime Minister's Office and the National Archives to help revitalise the history content of the new History of Government Blog website.

H&P commissions and edits the No. 10 Guest Historian series, written by expert historians from the H&P network, as well as creating lively new biographies of previous Prime Ministers.

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With long-established offices in King's College London and the University of Cambridge, H&P is an expanding Partnership currently supported by 6 Higher Education Institutes: King’s College London, University of Bristol, University of Cambridge, The University of Edinburgh, University of Leeds, and The University of Sheffield.

We are the only project in the UK providing access to an international network of more than 500 historians with a broad range of expertise. H&P offers a range of resources for historians, policy makers and journalists.

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