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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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Historians discuss the general election outcome

Dr Andrew Blick and Dr Michael Kandiah, of the Institute of Contemporary British History at King’s College London, discuss historical parallels to and implications of the 2015 general election.

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Schoolchildren quiz Andrew Blick

H&P's Dr Andrew Blick appeared on ITV’s The Paul O’Grady Show to answer questions from schoolchildren about politics. Dr Blick, of ICBH at King’s College London, has also written for The Conversation.

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Looking back on five years of Coalition on the eve of the 2015 election

Co-founder and Visiting Professor of the Institute of Contemporary British History Anthony Seldon assess the coalition government five years on.

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Poor law history relevant to policy makers today

PHOTO: H&P co-founder Professor Simon Szreter

H&P co-founder Professor Simon Szreter explored the mechanisms and effects of England’s poor laws over 400 years to emphasize the importance of history to policy making today. 

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Historians reflect on Piketty

In the H&P roundtable at the Economic History Society conference, historians discussed the work of French economist Thomas Piketty on capital and inequality. 

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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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