Professor Matthew Stibbe has new book ‘Debates on the German Revolution of 1918-9’ published by Manchester University Press

Professor Matthew Stibbe (Professor of Modern European History) has had a new book published this month. The book, Debates on the German Revolution of 1918-19, has been published by Manchester University Press, and examines how the debate on the revolution has evolved from August 1919 to the present day. For more information about the book please visit the Manchester University […]

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‘Internment during the First World War. The Global German Experience’ Exhibition launched on 26th April 2023

A recording of the presentations from the exhibition is now available as a German Historical Institute London (GHIL) podcast here.   The exhibition ‘Behind the Wire and Virtual Reality Experience’ will be shown in the German Historical Institute London until 30 June 2023. For further details please click here.   For information about the ‘What WW1 civilian internment can teach […]

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Professor Harriet Tarlo Inaugural Lecture – Ecopoetic experiments with place, people and form: Can poetry help us engage with our changing world?

Wednesday 19th April 2023, 18:00-20:00 In this interactive lecture, Professor Harriet Tarlo will explore the ways in which it is possible to engage creatively with landscape, environment and the more‐than‐human world. In essence, the theme is collaboration with people and place. Working with people such as other artists, environmental groups, students, and the wider public is an important part of […]

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Hattie Naylor’s gripping thriller wins three BBC Audio Drama awards

Hattie Naylor speaking at the BBC Audio Drama Awards

Acclaimed scriptwriter Hattie Naylor’s new play, Dead Weather, picks up three awards at the BBC Audio Awards: Supporting Actor, Best Actress, and Best Original Single Drama at the ceremony held last month. Hattie (Senior Lecturer in Script writing for Stage and Screen, Department of Humanities) kindly talked to We are Hallam about the play’s creative journey and her persistence to pursue […]

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Professor Matthew Stibbe’s talk at National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, 5 May 2022

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Professor Matthew Stibbe to host online talk on Michael E. DeBakey lecture in the History of Medicine: A Laboratory of Humanitarianism: Military and Civilian Captivity during the First World War at the National Library of Medicine, Maryland, on 5 May, 14:00 EST / 19:00 GMT.   Scholarship on captivity in modern conflicts has mostly focused on its violent aspects and […]

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‘Behind the Wire: Internment during the First World War’ Exhibition with Robbie Aitken & Matthew Stibbe, 26 April 2022

Professor Robbie Aitken & Professor Matthew Stibbe from the Humanities Research Centre are speaking at the ‘Behind the Wire: Internment during the First World War’ exhibition on Tuesday 26 April 2022 at the Old Library Galleries, Leicester.   Behind the Wire is about the more than one million civilians interned throughout the world during the First World War, with special […]

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Hattie Naylor shortlisted for prestigious BBC award

Hattie Naylor, playwright and Senior Lecturer from the Department of Humanities, has been shortlisted in the prestigious BBC Audio Drama Awards 2022. Dead Weather, written by Hattie has been nominated in the ‘Best Original Single Drama’ category and the winners will be announced at the event in London on Sunday March 20th. Two members of the cast have also been nominated in […]

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Dr. Sheldon Hall’s ‘Figures in Focus’ in the new edition of Picture House, the Cinema Theatre Association’s annual journal

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Dr Sheldon Hall, Reader in Stage & Screen, Department of Humanities, has published an article written in conjunction with thirty undergraduate students taking courses in Film Studies and Screenwriting & Film. The 15,000-word article, ‘Figures in Focus’, appears in the new edition of Picture House, the annual journal of the Cinema Theatre Association. It was based on the students’ analysis […]

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Dr Robbie Aitken interviewed by WFHB Bloomington Indiana on the Black experience in Nazi Germany

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Dr Robbie Aitken, Reader in Imperial History, Department of Humanities was recently interviewed on US community radio show ‘Bring It On!’ in WFHB Bloomington, Indiana. ‘Bring It On’ is a weekly radio programme committed to exploring the people, issues and events impacting the African-American community. Robbie spoke about the Black experience of Nazi Germany, which is a key focus of […]

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