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The “ethical economics” that fuelled the postwar boom and the Industrial Revolution

Read a summary of the IPPR Economics Prize 2019 joint winning entry

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H&P co-founder Simon Szreter’s team has jointly won the IPPR Economics Prize 2019

PHOTO: Left to right: H&P co-founder Simon Szreter, Ben Szreter and Hilary Cooper.

H&P co-founder Simon Szreter part of prize-winning team with a radical plan rooted in history

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Andrew Blick talks with RTV on the Conservative leadership contest

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H&P's director Dr Andrew Blick Talks about the Conservative leadership contest in an interview with RTV of Slovakia.

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Dr Andrew Blick’s evidence on autocracies to Foreign Affairs Committee

The Committee was seeking evidence on UK foreign-policy relationships with autocracies - and the history of the development of democracy in the UK itself is key.

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H&P Director Dr Andrew Blick - BBC 5 Live

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H&P director Andrew Blick appeared on BBC 5 Live Breakfast at 6.35am this morning to give his analysis on the Brexit negotiations and Labour's shift in position.

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Dr Andrew Blick - Phoenix TV

Dr. Andrew Blick appeared on the Chinese television channel Phoenix TV to give an interview on Brexit and the independent group.

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H&P Director gives evidence to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee

The session covered a range of constitutional questions including some highly topical material around no confidence motions, with much important historical context.

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Lessons from history: contextualising historical child sexual abuse and safeguarding

PHOTO: Left to right: Alice Kendle and David Smellie (Farrer & Co), Lucy Delap (Cambridge), Louise Jackson (Edinburgh), Adrian Bingham (Sheffield), Jane Foster and Maria Strauss (Farrer & Co).

H&P historians collaborate with Farrer & Co in afternoon of talks on child safeguarding

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BBC Radio 4: National Health Stories

Sally Sheard on the personalities, innovations and stories that have shaped the NHS

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Reforming the Civil Service: the Next Steps report, 30 years on

Hear the audio from last week's event featuring Kate Jenkins and Sir Richard Mottram on how the 1988 report came into being, and what happened next.

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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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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.

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