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Student Trip to Germany

The History Division has won funding from the German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) to bring a group of second-year students on an educational tour of Germany this summer.  Fifteen students will visit Berlin, Munich and Nuertingen to learn more about … Continue reading

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World War I – Acrobatic Antics

Acrobatic Antics According to the Literary Digest for 1917, this photograph records a moment of “Military Foolhardiness” Was the photograph staged? Probably not. The surrounding area looks very much as though the region has been devastated by bombardment and fighting. … Continue reading

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Where a History Degree might bring you

A history degree could be the beginning of a lifetime working with the past – or the first step in a career you’d never thought of. Four history graduates will share their experiences and connections with current students at an … Continue reading

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Symbols of Oppression?

Graduate Prizewinners in History, 2010 Hijabs and headscarves have made headlines all over Europe recently. Is the Islamic veil a security threat, a symbol of oppression, a rejection of modernity? What can a historian add to this debate? In her … Continue reading

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The beginnings of a new society

The History Society has been resurrected this year by a group of students who call themselves ‘The History Boys’: enthusiasts who enjoy any subject with historical significance. The society has taken off with an excellent response from the student body … Continue reading

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Double First for History

Glamorgan’s History Division tops the League for Student Satisfaction Glamorgan’s History Division was placed joint first in Wales in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. Now, the Times Good University Guide 2010 has ranked the division first among Welsh history departments … Continue reading

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