Posted by on May 16, 2017 at 5:13 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 mix

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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 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 December 14, 2014 at 8:12 am

On 13 December 2014, about thirty students taking the first year module ‘Twentieth Century Britain’ visited Heritage Quay, the University of Huddersfield’s brand new archives centre. The visit was an integral part of the module, taught by Paul Ward and Liz Pente, to look at a scrapbook of primary source materials from the J.H. Whitley

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