Black Lives Matter: Reading List

  Recognising that we are committed to more deeply embedding Black history into our teaching, the History team have put together a suggested reading list for the summer - for our students and for ourselves! To make this list as accessible as possible, we have selected texts that are either available as e-texts through the... Continue Reading →

The worldwide reaction to the murder of George Floyd has shocked me, the murder of George Floyd has not. Another of our students speaks out

Last week we showcased a series of blog posts written by History (and Joint Honours History) students at the University of Northampton. Today we have another, from Amelia, who has just competed her first year at Northampton studying History and Media Production. Again, this is a very personal reflection and it contains language which might cause offence out of context. ... Continue Reading →

‘I still do not understand why so many people are so intolerant and angry about the destruction of shops but not by the murder of people’. Black Lives Matter – a series of posts from History at Northampton

This week we sharing a series of personal  blog posts from staff and students reacting to the killing of George Floyd and the protests here and around the world. Today's is from Charlotte, who has just completed her second year of study for a degree in History at the University of Northampton.  Here are some of... Continue Reading →

Black Lives Matter: The Role of Museums

The next in our continuing series of blogs inspired by the BLM movement from students and staff is from Catriona, who has just completed her second year of study with us.  As another middle aged, middle class white person, I also wondered what contribution I could make to the quest for change, the need for... Continue Reading →

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