Monthly Archives: October 2008

Forthcoming paper: Alun Withey on early modern medicine

‘The ‘Dyn Hysbys’ and the Doctor: reassessing the medical history of early modern Wales’ Wednesday 29 October 2008 2.30pm, D121b, University of Glamorgan (Treforest Campus) Alun Withey graduated with first class honours in History from Glamorgan in 2005 and his … Continue reading

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News from the classroom … Into the Victorian slum: in search of the real-life Fagin

History foundation module: ‘Crime, Vice and Lowlife in the 19th century’ Students taking Andy Croll’s History foundation module ‘Crime, Vice and Lowlife in the 19th century’ have spent the last two weeks thinking about the so-called ‘criminal’ classes. Many Victorians … Continue reading

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British identity and historical film

Jonathan Durrant recently gave a paper on “British Identity, Historical Film and the Iniquities of Old Enemies” at the symposium “Representing Conflict, Crisis and Nation” hosted by the AHRC-funded network Filming and Performing Renaissance History, Queen’s University, Belfast (19-21 September). … Continue reading

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