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Guardian article: H&P Deputy Director on the male, white voices in public history

Laura King looks at the wider context of the recent all-male, all-white "applied history" conference in Stanford.

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Promoting democracy: past and present lessons for Iran, Egypt and beyond

From left to right: Alex Loktionov, Mariam Memarsadeghi and Dr Andrew Blick.
PHOTO: From left to right: Alex Loktionov, Mariam Memarsadeghi and Dr Andrew Blick.

How can history - even ancient history - inform modern campaigning? Iranian-American democracy campaigner Mariam Memarsadeghi and Egyptologist Alex Loktionov discuss approaches.

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Race, Female Suffrage, and Parliamentary Representation in the Global South

From left to right: Dr Lucy Delap, Dr Imaobong Umoren, Jad Adams and Dr Sumita Mukherjee.
PHOTO: From left to right: Dr Lucy Delap, Dr Imaobong Umoren, Jad Adams and Dr Sumita Mukherjee.

Dr Sumita Mukherjee (Bristol) worked with H&P, Policy Bristol and Vote 100 to bring together a group of historians, social scientists and campaigners to share their knowledge of the history of women's suffrage across the world, and look to the future of women in power.

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H&P historians win RHS Public History Prize

From left to right: Simon Szreter, Louise Jackson, Lucy Delap, Adrian Bingham and Alix Green. Image: Copyright RHS.
PHOTO: From left to right: Simon Szreter, Louise Jackson, Lucy Delap, Adrian Bingham and Alix Green. Image: Copyright RHS.

Three historians have won the Royal Historical Society Public History Prize 2018 for their collaborative work on historic child sexual abuse, a project supported by History & Policy.

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Professor Richard Roberts

Professor Richard Roberts, Professor of Contemporary History in the Department of Political Economy at King’s College London.
PHOTO: Professor Richard Roberts, Professor of Contemporary History in the Department of Political Economy at King’s College London.

We were deeply saddened to learn of the death just before Christmas of our colleague, Professor Richard Roberts, Professor of Contemporary History in the Department of Political Economy, King’s College London.

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HM Prisons and Probation Service commissions our historians

Lucy Delap (Cambridge), Caroline Lanskey (Cambridge), Louise Jackson (Edinburgh) and Ben Jarman (Cambridge)
PHOTO: From Left to right: Lucy Delap (Cambridge), Caroline Lanskey (Cambridge), Louise Jackson (Edinburgh) and Ben Jarman (Cambridge)

Historians from Cambridge and Edinburgh will investigate the historical context of child protection in prisons for HMPPS's submission to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse.

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Parliament publishes evidence submissions by H&P Director

H&P Director Andrew Blick has had two evidence submissions published online by Parliament.

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House of Lords’ Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence

H&P's director Dr Andrew Blick has submitted evidence to the Committee commenting on artificial intelligence from a historical, constitutional and democratic perspective.

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Partnership with the Open University

The OU joins our existing partners, the Universities of Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds and Sheffield.

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H&P’s director discusses the election result

History & Policy’s director Dr Andrew Blick (King’s College London), an expert in constitutional history, comments on the result of the snap election and the talks between the Conservatives and the DUP, with BBC News and Sky News.

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H&P’s director on the snap election

Dr Andrew Blick commenting on the snap election on CNN, BBC, SKY NEWS and BBC Radio London.
PHOTO: Dr Andrew Blick commenting on the snap election on CNN, BBC, SKY NEWS and BBC Radio London.

History & Policy’s director Dr Andrew Blick (King’s College London), an expert in constitutional history, on the implications of the snap election for the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011.

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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 with their new book; Alternatives to State-Socialism in Britain.
PHOTO: Professor Peter Ackers and Dr Alastair Reid with their new book; Alternatives to State-Socialism in Britain.

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 last night at King’s College London.

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10 Dec

Workers in the Boardroom: worker directors and lessons from history

The Trade Union Forum convenes a discussion to explore exactly what Theresa May meant when she called for more worker directors.

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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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01 Dec

History and the Internet

A half-day conference to explore historical contexts that enhance understanding of the Internet as a technological and social phenomenon.

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H&P is an expanding Partnership based at King's College London and the University of Cambridge, and additionally supported by the University of Bristol, the University of Edinburgh, the University of Leeds, the Open University, 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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