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.
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.
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.
The House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution has published written evidence submitted by Dr. Andrew Blick, Director of H&P.
H&P Director, Dr. Andrew Blick, of the Institute of Contemporary British History, King's College London, was a guest of the British Ambassador to Poland marking the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta.
Three new case studies highlight the benefits historians have gained from engaging with policy makers, at a time when academics are under increasing pressure to demonstrate the relevance and impact of their work.
A collaboration between H&P historian Dr Lucy Delap (Cambridge University), sociologist Dr Anna Bull (King’s College London) and historical musicologist Dr Ian Pace (City University) led to an intensive workshop, held on Sept 15th 2015 at the Institute of Musical Research.
H&P and Friends of the Earth hosted a conference entitled ‘Why change happens: what we can learn from the past’, on 3 June 2015 at King’s College London, bringing together campaigners and historians.
This 3 September workshop at King's College London will bring together NGO expertise and new historical and archaeological research to investigate the representation of children and its consequences.
William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, 1782-1783, is the latest Prime Minister to feature on the History of Government Blog. Professor Arthur Burns tells his story.
Dr Andrew Blick, incoming H&P Director and Lecturer at the Institute of Contemporary British History, King's College London, has been appointed the expert adviser to a new panel on devolution and the constitutional future of the UK.
Lord Frederick North, 1770-1782, is the latest prime ministerial biography published on the History of Government Blog. Professor Arthur Burns reappraises his record.
President Barack Obama recently spoke about the need to reach out to young people in the criminal justice system as 'future citizens'. Dr Laura King discusses the issues prior to a 3 September workshop at King’s College London.
H&P hosted an all-day conference entitled “Why change happens: what we can learn from the past”, in partnership with Friends of the Earth, on 3 June 2015 at King’s College London.
Dr Laura King, co-founder of the H&P Parenting Forum, is collaborating with West Yorkshire’s probation services to create new resources based on her research into fatherhood to support ex-offenders.
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