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History Department News


Professor Paul Bailey invited to join editorial board of prominent Chinese journal on education

Professor Paul Bailey has been invited to join the editorial board of Frontiers of Education in China, one of the first English-language journals published in China (by the Higher Education Press, Beijing, in collaboration with Brill Publishers, Leiden). The journal publishes articles on historical and contemporary education in China.

(19 May 2017)

New publication by Dr Nicole Reinhardt

We would like to congratulate Dr Nicole Reinhardt on the release of her new book 'Voices of Conscience'.

(13 Oct 2016) » More about New publication by Dr Nicole Reinhardt

Durham Historians collaborate with leading NGOs

A new project, co-ordinated by Durham historian Richard Huzzey, has offered leading UK non-governmental organisations the chance to reflect on their predecessors’ struggles in the past. Commenting on the initiative, leading environmentalist George Mombiot said, “[u]nless we understand our history, we have no hope of making sense of the present. These case studies help us to see where we have come from and where we are going.” 

(4 Oct 2016) » More about Durham Historians collaborate with leading NGOs

RHS Rees Davies Prize 2016 awarded to Megan Johnston

Congratulations to Megan Johnston who has been awarded the RHS Rees Davies Prize 2016 for her MA dissertation ‘Doing Neighbourhood: Practising Neighbourliness in the Diocese of Durham, 1624-31’. The prize is awarded for the best Master’s dissertation submitted by a UK institution of Higher Education, and includes the opportunity to submit an article based on the dissertation to be considered for publication in Transactions.

(4 Oct 2016)

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