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Dr Matt Myers - My Favourite Roman History Books

Dr Matt Myers from the Department of Classics and Archaeology discusses his three favourite books about Roman history. Find out more about the Department of Classics and Archaeology…

From  Matthew Myers on June 24th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

‘Singing the Lord’s song in a strange land’: nineteenth-century debates over British rule in India

British imperialism in India was a contentious subject, especially amongst those who actively participated in the imperial project. Drawing on the correspondence of British imperial elites and…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 30th, 2017 0 likes 26 plays 0  

The ‘Thin White Line’: European soldiers in colonial India

The military sat at the core of imperial rule in India. Although the army was composed largely of Indian troops, European soldiers were thought to be crucial to maintaining colonial rule. In this…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 30th, 2017 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Clothing the Other: Fashion and the British Empire in India

Indian clothes and textiles were key items of trade for the British East India Company. Yet clothes were more than just commodities, they symbolized the differences between ruler and ruled. In this…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Threads of Empire: Exhibition Overview

Overview of the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition 'Threads of Empire' which ran at Lakeside Arts from 13th April to 27th August 2017. The exhibition was curated by Dr Onni Gust…

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 11th, 2017 0 likes 83 plays 0  

Why Study Arius of Alexandria with Mary Cunningham

Dr Mary Cunningham explores what we know of Arius of Alexandria (d. 336) and his theology. Born in North Africa, he was a presbyter of the church of Alexandria and a very popular preacher. His…

From  Simon Barnett on February 13th, 2015 0 likes 8 plays 0