Being a postgraduate researcher in History can be challenging, especially when preparing to enter the university or college classroom for the first time or when teaching new materials or potentially sensitive topics. We want to hear from you! We want to help! The East Midlands Centre for History Teaching and Learning (EMC) is a professional... Continue Reading →
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 →
On 22 April 2022 the Searchlight Archive Research Group hosted a free online conference for Early Career Researchers (ECR) and Postgraduate Researchers (PGR). Entitled ‘Post-war Anti-Fascism, the Radical Right and the Far Right: Emotion, Culture and Identity’ it brought together MA students, PhD students and ECRs from the UK and Europe to share their research... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
The University of Northampton History department is home to the Searchlight Archive, a unique archive collection of material documenting the activities of British and international fascist and racist organisations from the 1930s onwards. It is one of the most extensive and significant resources of its type in Europe. Daniel Jones, the Searchlight Collections Officer recommends:... 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 →
Our current students are offering advice to the incoming first years. Next up, we have Amelia DeCairos-Parr, who tells us what she wishes she'd known at the start of the first year.