Posted by on December 4, 2017 at 1:47 pm

Digital Victorians students went to Wakefield Museum and had a comic workshop to see how they could convert a historical object into a comic strip story. We toured the museum, selected an item of interest and – guided by Jade Sarson, a Lincoln-based illustrator and comic artist who fuses British roots with Japanese influences – created a comic

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Posted by on May 13, 2017 at 6:37 am

Oastler Building, University of Huddersfield All events are free and everyone is welcome. As part of Sound Vision Place, the School of Music and Humanities’ Festival of the Senses, the History department is proud to present History in Action, with two main strands to the day: Black history and Histories of Mental health You can

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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 December 6, 2016 at 6:11 pm

    By Dr Lindsey Dodd, Senior Lecturer in Modern European History During October and November 2016 I travelled around France, collecting historical source material about children’s lives in France during the Second World War. The source material is quite unusual: I have been seeking out and listening to filmed and audio oral history-type interviews

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Posted by on January 17, 2016 at 8:31 am

“Transatlantic Digital Victorians” is an exciting new collaborative student/faculty research project between the University of Huddersfield and Huron University College in Ontario, Canada. Dr Amy Bell at Huron and Professor Paul Ward at Huddersfield are going to supervise group student projects in the 2016-7 academic year, with students from The Historian’s Craft and Digital Victorians,

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Posted by on October 9, 2015 at 2:53 pm

Just before the start of the summer vacation, we held our second day for postgraduate students on collaboration and the co-production of research in (mainly) historically-focussed PhDs. As well as a number of people who attended the first event, which we called Finding Our Feet, we welcomed new participants. Jo Dyrlaga, Annie Hicks, Cate Benincasa-Sharman

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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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