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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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Marking the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta

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.

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Historian case studies launched

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. 

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Music education and the abuse of young people: historians and sociologists meet music policymakers

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.

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‘Why Change Happens’: Report of the workshop

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. 

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Children’s benefit or burden? Workshop exploring young people’s portrayals, past and present

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.

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A notable eight-month premiership

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. 

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Incoming H&P Director appointed adviser to constitutional panel

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. 

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Failed PM, outstanding parliamentarian?

Lord Frederick North, 1770-1782, is the latest prime ministerial biography published on the History of Government Blog. Professor Arthur Burns reappraises his record. 

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Children’s benefit or burden? Workshop videos

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.

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Why Change Happens: what we can learn from the past

Dr Richard Huzzey - University of Liverpool
PHOTO: Dr Richard Huzzey - University of Liverpool

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. 

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History of fatherhood helps ex-offenders

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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Last few places for Change conference

The Friends of the Earth-H&P conference on 3 June is almost full. Book now to discuss how and why change occurred in the past and how this knowledge can be harnessed by civil society actors today.

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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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