Responding to the Future: Future Directions in History Degrees and the East Midlands Centre for History Teaching and Learning – Forum and Discussion Event

Online Event, 14th September 2022 We need your views and ideas! We’re delighted to announce that Northampton is the new host of the East Midlands Centre for History Teaching and Learning in HE! The East Midlands Centre for History Teaching and Learning (EMC) is a professional development network of History researchers and academics. The Centre... Continue Reading →

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Happy birthday, John Clare

John Clare was born on 13 July 1793 in Helpson, which was then part of Northamptonshire. He came from a labouring background but - unusually for a man of his class - would become a famous poet. If anything, he is more famous today than he was at the time. Clare's work enjoyed a revival... Continue Reading →

Northampton Historical Association

We are delighted to share the news that the Northampton Branch of the Historical Association has relaunched, with support from History at the University of Northampton. Its programme of events is now on the HA website. We are starting with two online lectures this summer: 9 June at 7pm: Dr Daniel Jones (UON), 'The real... Continue Reading →

Bridgerton, race and history

* No plot spoilers! * I have just finished watching the second season of Bridgerton, which dropped on Netflix last month. I am a fan, which is perhaps unsurprising as I'm a historian of the period: my interests in masculinity and material culture are well catered-for by a show that is all about the marriage... Continue Reading →

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