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H&P Historians to speak at Dulwich Picture Gallery

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Prof. Alastair Reid and Dr Andrew Blick to participate in Dulwich Gallery's 2016 Contextual Lecture Series: Taking Liberties series.

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Line-up confirmed for March 22nd Policy Engagement Training event

H&P releases the full details of the March 22nd training event 

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History & Policy director advises panel on devolution

Dr. Andrew Blick of King's College London, Director of History & Policy, has been an adviser to the Inquiry into Better Devolution for the UK since last autumn.

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History & Policy joins the BlogActiv community

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History & Policy announces a brand new blogging platform in the run-up to the EU referendum. 

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History & Policy Parenting Forum unveils new-look website.

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H&P Parenting forum curators Laura King, Angela Davis, and Jenny Crane welcome the Parenting Forum's redesigned website.

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Overcoming ideological differences - Our latest case study

In our latest case study, we look at Alastair Reid, a labour historian and co-founder of the History & Policy Trade Union Forum. This case study looks at why Alastair Reid decided to set up the Forum, what he believes it has achieved, and how it has influenced his thinking on the relevance of history to current issues.

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History & Policy participates in BIS Policy week

PHOTO: Dr. Andrew Blick, Director of H&P (second left) talking at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 'Policy Week'.

History & Policy recently took part in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 'Policy Week', as part of a session entitled 'Policy Making: Why Should We Care?', attended by a variety of departmental staff.

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History & Policy seminar discusses the role of women in Parliament

PHOTO: From left to right: Krista Cowman, Nan Sloane and Andrew Blick

History & Policy, in conjunction with Unlock Democracy, held an event in the House of Commons on the past and present experiences of women in Parliament.

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AHRC funded bursaries available for policy training workshops

H&P is delighted to announce the availability of five bursaries, available to academics at any UK Higher Education institution, to join our policy engagement workshops in 2016. 

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Policy Engagement Training in History and the Social Sciences

H&P will run a two day training course on 22nd March and 25th April 2016 for academics to learn how the policy-making process works, and how to engage with policy makers and shapers.

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The Oxford School of Industrial Relations conference

PHOTO: Jon Cruddas MP in discussion at the The Oxford School of Industrial Relations conference in Nuffield College, Oxford.

On Saturday 24 October 2015 around 70 Industrial Relations academics, Historians, Trade Unionists and Managers gathered for a day conference at Nuffield College, Oxford to reflect on 50 years of Industrial Relations academic research and public policy. 

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Role of women MPs in Parliament - Unlock Democracy and History & Policy Event

Unlock Democracy and History & Policy are jointly hosting an event on the role of women MPs in Parliament, taking place on Monday, December 14, 2015, 6:30pm  8:00pm. It is the first in a series that will bring together practitioners and historians to discuss democratic reform issues.

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History & Policy and Friends of the Earth Workshop

PHOTO: FoE campaigner Mike Childs (left) with workshop attendees.

On Nov 16th, a group of 25 or so campaigners and historians gathered to continue a discussion initiated at two prior workshops co-organised by History & Policy and Friends of the Earth.

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H&P briefs Home Office on lessons from history

Professor Richard Roberts, Director of the ICBH and Professor of Contemporary History, and Dr. Chris Williams, Senior Lecturer in History and the Open University, last week took part in a history workshop with senior Home Office officials, considering spending cuts in the Home Office from an historic perspective.

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House of Lords Committee publishes evidence from Dr. Andrew Blick

The House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution has published written evidence submitted by Dr. Andrew Blick, Director of H&P.

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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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