We are excited to announce that registration is OPEN for our conference on personal correspondence in English. The conference is to be held online 15-16 April. We have rich sessions on a range of topics related to personal correspondence across time and have structured the days to offer plenty of opportunities for reflection, discussion and... Continue Reading →
Getty Images: Man dressed as a " Viking" storms the US Capitol While the world reels from the attempt by right-wing insurrectionists to storm the US Capitol, I'd like to draw the attention of my students studying Medieval Chivalry and its Afterlives to this striking image of a man dressed as a pseudo-Viking. Jake Angeli,... Continue Reading →
The list of things this statue does not represent is extensive and yet it is supposed to represent ‘everywoman’.
England is about to enter Lockdown Take 2, and we know that particularly for our students who are living away from home for the first time that this probably feels very daunting. Here are some tips.
It's Halloween week! Are you a fan of things that go bump in the night? Do you like a bit of spooky or gruesome history? We are here to help!
Murder Maps, a "cartographic exposition of the 19th century's most dramatic and intriguing murders from the world's most crime-ridden cities and regions", has just been published by Thames & Hudson.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrN0hbEb9rg Hello, I’m Dr Rachel Moss, lecturer in medieval history at the University of Northampton. I’m also an enthusiastic cook, and today I’m bringing together my love of history and food with a little lesson in baking medieval biscuits of happiness. The recipe for these biscuits comes from Hildegard von Bingen. You might not have... Continue Reading →
The latest instalment of our student advice comes from Charlotte Tyrrell, who is about to start her third year. Try not to stress out As a mature student I didn’t have the nerves of waiting for A level results to see if I had got into the university of my choice. I knew months before... Continue Reading →