Posted by on June 10, 2015 at 2:31 pm

By Calum Clark For one of my third year modules ‘History and Myth in the Middle Ages’ we looked at how the past has been represented in modern media: whether it be through television, film or video games. One of the ways we explored ideas of medieval representation was to design and pitch our own

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Posted by on June 5, 2015 at 11:18 am

When the Council of the Royal Historical Society visited the University of Huddersfield in October 2014 they were taken on a tour of the University’s new, state of the art, archive Heritage Quay and its opening exhibition by History student, Adam West. Dr Pat Cullum has used the opportunity to describe the public engagement work

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Posted by on June 2, 2015 at 11:50 am

By Ciaran Lourdes-Binsley Beginning the second year of University is a great feeling, meeting friends and knowing this year is going to count to the degree adds to the excitement. I had not expected the module called History Research Skills to be as important as it turned out to be. Research skills was to be

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Posted by on May 14, 2015 at 4:14 pm

As part of the successful award of a Centre for Doctoral Training to the Heritage Consortium (Universities of Huddersfield, Bradford, Hull, Leeds Beckett, Northumbria, Sheffield Hallam and Teesside) we welcome applications for one Fully Funded Research Training Masters in Heritage in the School of Music, Humanities and Media at the University of Huddersfield to commence

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Posted by on March 31, 2015 at 10:56 am

Women in disguise have often played a surprising part in military history and there are lots of historical examples of women who dressed up as soldiers to fight for their country. Performers on the music hall stage only did so temporarily for entertainment, yet they still managed to make a significant mark in less direct

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Posted by on March 22, 2015 at 9:15 am

On Friday 20 March, first years on the module Twentieth Century Britain visited Wakefield and The Hepworth Gallery, a key feature of the city’s regeneration. They were exploring issues of urban change in the second half of the twentieth century, thinking about economic restructuring, social identities and their real-life urban settings. The students were also

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Posted by on March 10, 2015 at 5:36 pm

In October 2014 I began my first teaching position, working on the brand new and innovative ‘Digital Victorians’ module at the University of Huddersfield. The intention of this course was to provide second year History students with a comprehensive introduction to the digital humanities via an academic module on Victorian Britain. The students benefitted from

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Posted by on March 9, 2015 at 2:41 pm

On Wednesday 11 February, at the University of Huddersfield, a group of research students and academics engaged in a conversation about undertaking a PhD and the co-production of research. The postgraduate workshop had the aim of delineating methodologies, exploring common themes – problems and opportunities – and talking through real-world research issues from the perspective

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Posted by on February 25, 2015 at 6:08 am

It was a warm summer’s eve in the field of Hudds. A rarity to say the very least but I assure you it is true. After a solid days work dredging through the wealth of historical knowledge available from the emporium that is floor two of the library, a well-deserved crisp pint of beer with

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Posted by on February 21, 2015 at 10:31 am

History at the University of Huddersfield and The Hepworth Wakefield invite applications for a fully-funded AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award 3-year full-time PhD studentship entitled Location, Location, Location: The Gott Collection, Yorkshire landscapes and Connected Communities. In addition to fees (at Home/EU rate), the studentship will be funded at RCUK rates, £14,002 in 2015-16. The University

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