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 →
The arrest of the Cato Street conspirators On the final day of the Christmas break I went for a walk around some of the sites mentioned in Vic Gatrell’s new study of the 1820 Cato Street conspiracy. Strolling around my home city of London with a camera is one of my favorite ways to spend... Continue Reading →
At the University of Northampton we use all kinds of interesting methods to assess our students! This piece of work by Nicole Brack was submitted as part of last year's assessments for the Wars of the Roses module, and Nicole has given permission for us to share it. The relationship between Henry VII and Elizabeth... Continue Reading →
This blog post is by Amber Millard, submitted last year as a coursework assignment for the module The Wars of the Roses. Now it's marked and deanonymised we can share it with you! The Two Princes Edward and Richard in the Tower,painted by Sir John Everett Millais, 1878. One of the most debated topics in... Continue Reading →
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 →
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.
In the run up to the start of term, we have several student posts scheduled where current students look back on starting studying History at UoN. First up is Catriona Lougher.
Our Subject Leader Dr Drew Gray shares his experiences as a student at Northampton before his academic career here! The takeaway: it's never too late to go to university. You might even end up as a head of department there one day! ‘In England justice is open to all, like the Ritz Hotel’ I used... Continue Reading →