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Line of Duty, politics and corruption

THIS BLOG CONTAINS SPOILERS The sixth and final series of police corruption drama Line of Duty concluded on Sunday night. I say 'concluded', but the ending was rather inconclusive, to the extent that it may have left the door open to continue the story. The revelation of the identity of 'H' proved to be a... Continue Reading →

What Would You Do?

Would you join a militant political movement, risking not only your job but potentially your family, friends and public reputation? What physical and emotional trauma would you be willing to face? These were all questions that faced women in the late 19th and early 20th centuries when they joined the emergent women’s rights and suffrage... Continue Reading →

#ChoosetoChallenge for #InternationalWomensDay!

Our lecturers choose to challenge gender inequality We were very excited that our lecturer Dr Rachel Moss and senior lecturers in English Dr Sonya Andermahr and Dr Phillippa Bennett received a prestigious Association of Commonwealth Universities' gender grant for their project Supporting Women's Writing in the Time of Covid-19. They join a prestigious list of... Continue Reading →

Using Online Archives: Part 3

Our second year students taking the Dissertation Research Skills module were given an assignment to write a 500-word blog post that would serve as a  how-to guide for using a particular online archive or library catalogue. With the students' permission, we'll share some of the best posts here. This one is by Tom, who writes... Continue Reading →

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