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History through a Lens – German Film

History Student Fieldtrip to Germany, July 2011 Visit to the Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum für Film und Fernsehen (German Cinematheque – Museum for Film and Television) Along with history, film has always been one of my greatest passions. One of … Continue reading

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Shifting Perspectives: Berlin’s Jewish Museum

History Student Fieldtrip to Germany, July 2011 Axes of Jewish Experience. Photo: Pete Driscoll. The axes of experience at the beginning of Daniel Libeskind’s controversial annex to the Jewish Museum in Berlin disorientate the visitor. They are below ground and … Continue reading

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Glamorgan Historians work with Welsh Museums

Two of Glamorgan’s historians, Dr Jonathan Durrant and Dr Andy Croll, are working with Welsh museums as part of the Strategic Insight Programme (SIP). The programme enables staff in universities to build relationships with external partners. Jonathan Durrant has been … Continue reading

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Age of Magnificence

What was Baroque? If you’re in London this summer don’t miss Baroque 1620-1800: Style in the Age of Magnificence. This exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum showcases the dominant European artistic style of the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries … Continue reading

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Llancaiach Fawr Living History Museum

Glamorgan’s History Students are invited to apply for summer placements at Llancaiach Fawr Manor. Llancaiach Fawr is a seventeenth century living history museum offering first person historical interpretation. The work is very varied and staff are currently looking for history … Continue reading

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News from the Classroom … Trip to St Fagans

Second Year Module: ‘Approaches to History’ Throughout the academic year the level two History students have been studying different approaches to history. This is partly in preparation for their final year dissertations, and partly to increase their understanding of the … Continue reading

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