New blog post looks behind student’s comparative study into social protests in Hong Kong and Ukraine
A new post on the Students as Researchers blog, which highlights innovative undergraduate research in International Relations, Politics and History, looks behind Harrison Winter’s dissertation project.
Dr Catherine Armstrong publishes new book on American Slavery and Imperialism
How did the U.S. deal with the paradox of presenting itself as a global power which abhorred slavery, while at the same time failing to deal with forced labour at home? Catherine Armstrong argues that this was done with rhetorical manoeuvres around the definition of slavery.
The successes and failures of populism during the pandemic – new report
A NEW study which examines the way populist governments and opposition forces have reacted to the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the huge variety of responses to the pandemic – from threatening to shoot lockdown violators to actively encouraging free movement.
Why Study History? Dan's Snow History Hit
Dr Marcus Collins was a guest in Dan Snow's History Hit podcast. They examined the intellectual, economic and societal benefits of studying history. They also discussed the humanities in relation to STEM subjects, the typical career trajectory of a history graduate and examined history's crucial role in civic studies.
Dr Ali Bilgic on ‘What Donald Trump’s decision to abandon Kurdish fighters in Syria means for the Kurds, Assad and Russia’
Dr Ali Bilgic from Politics and International Studies has published an article in the Conversation about the implications of Trump's decision to abandon Kurdish fighters in Syria.