Posted by on November 27, 2017 at 2:21 pm

My name is Fatima Sonyia Jamal, I am studying an MA by Research in Public History, Oral History, and Community Heritage at The University of Huddersfield. My thesis is about “The 1947 partition – the Childhood Memories and homeland nostalgia: Exploring Independence Day ceremony and what it meant to those who lived through partition.” Last

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Posted by on March 9, 2017 at 4:28 pm

by Paul Ward J.H. Whitley, recently retired as Speaker of the House of Commons, was appointed to chair the Royal Commission on Labour in India in 1929. Whitley’s founding of the joint industrial councils to regulate labour relations was well known and he had some interest in imperial matters, as was unavoidable for British politicians

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Posted by on January 9, 2017 at 12:11 pm

“Transatlantic Digital Victorians” is an exciting collaborative student/faculty research project between the University of Huddersfield and Huron University College in Ontario, Canada. The project demonstrates how digital history can build bridges between local history and the wider world, as well as help create undergraduate research links between our universities. It was designed for students to add

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Posted by on June 18, 2016 at 8:16 am

On a Tuesday in June, some researchers in the search room in Heritage Quay at the University of Huddersfield were very noisy. The archivist on duty quietly asked a researcher from another university examining Labour Party records exploring thinking about ethnicity and race in the late twentieth century if the other researchers were distracting him. He

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Posted by on June 17, 2016 at 6:58 am

History at Huddersfield have been working together with the Friends of Skelmanthorpe Textile Heritage Centre to explore ways of promoting the heritage of textiles in West Yorkshire. Students from History will be conducting a project on the objects within the centre in the autumn of 2016, in collaboration with Huron University College in Ontario. Having received

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Posted by on March 29, 2016 at 7:06 am

A group of undergraduate and postgraduate students and academic staff at the University of Huddersfield have come together to curate an exhibition, write a conference paper, and to publish a chapter in a book. Paul Ward, professor of modern British history, explains why engaging students as researchers and using a co-production approach to interpreting the

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Posted by on February 1, 2016 at 10:01 am

Elizabeth Pente is a third year History PhD student at The University of Huddersfield.  This is the fourth and final installment of a four part blog documenting a week long project exploring co-production with members of the Wakefield Historical Society.   In part four of the blog, we reflect on the process of collaborating, co-producing and discuss some of

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Posted by on January 29, 2016 at 10:48 am

Elizabeth Pente is a third year History PhD student at The University of Huddersfield.  This is the third installment of a four part blog documenting a week long project exploring co-production with members of the Wakefield Historical Society.   In part three of the blog, the blurring of boundaries between academic and community/local history is explored through interpreting primary sources

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Posted by on January 26, 2016 at 12:05 pm

Elizabeth Pente is a third year History PhD student at The University of Huddersfield.  This is the second installment of a four part blog documenting a week long project exploring co-production with members of the Wakefield Historical Society.   In part two of the blog, the group reflects on the initial meeting and explores film as a primary source

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Posted by on January 22, 2016 at 11:49 am

Elizabeth Pente is a third year History PhD student at The University of Huddersfield.  This is the first installment of a four part blog documenting a week long project exploring co-production with members of the Wakefield Historical Society.  In part one of the blog, Elizabeth explores the nature of the project and the initial meeting of

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