CPD Training Event at the University of Northampton in partnership with UKAT UK Academic Advising and Tutoring! The History team at Northampton and the East Midlands Centre for History Teaching and Learning in HE is pleased to announce that booking is open for our upcoming inspiring workshop, 'Managing Students in Distress'. Working with trainers from... Continue Reading →
Holocaust Memorial Day and Ordinary People
Remembering the Holocaust is something I have been involved with at my university since I started working here over ten years ago. As a researcher who focuses on more recent forms of fascist and far right politics, recalling the horrors of fascist violence has in many ways never seemed more important. In recent years, antisemitism... Continue Reading →
Call for Contributions: Time and Emotion: Extreme Right Visions of the Past
9th December, 2022 Searchlight magazine covers The University of Northampton’s Searchlight Archive Research Group is excited to open a call for contributors to a day’s workshop of around c. 30 attendees on December 9th, 2022. This day-long event at the Waterside Campus will explore how the extreme right in Britain and internationally have made use... Continue Reading →
How Edward IV Inspired Game of Thrones’ Robb Stark
As part of the degree course at UON, history students have the opportunity to be assessed by all kinds of interesting methods, from podcasts to posters. Over the next few weeks we'll showcase some student work (now it's been marked and de-anonymised!) here. This is a blog post completed for the module Wars of the... Continue Reading →
Calling all East Midlands History Postgraduate Researchers and Early Career Researchers: We Need You!
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 →
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 →
Is Vladimir Putin an Imperlialist?
Is Vladimir Putin an Imperlialist? On Wednesday 24 February 2022 Vladimir Putin order the 200,000 troops surrounding the Ukraine and in the two Russian backed separatist areas of Donestsk and Luhansk in the east, to invade Ukraine. There is no doubt that this a date that marks a turning point in European and probably global... Continue Reading →
Teaching Emotions in History: A New Module
I'm designing a new module for our MA History programme, provisionally called 'Emotions in History'. The module picks up on exciting new directions in historical research focusing on the way people felt in the past and how emotions have changed across history.
Lessons from Lockdown
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.
Spooky Season: Halloween at Northampton
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!