Monthly Archives: January 2017

Famous Founding Myths of Keele

Professor Miles Taylor will give a lecture on Keele’s founding myths on  08 March 2017 at 6pm in the SENIOR COMMON ROOM, KEELE HALL Founded in 1949 as the University College of North Staffordshire, Keele University has long enjoyed a … Continue reading

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Civilian Internment in the Habsburg Empire during the First World War

This week’s Modern History seminar deals with one of the less appreciated aspects of memories of the first world war, the internment of civilians by the combatant powers. Matthew Stibbe of Sheffield Hallam University will discuss the topic in relation … Continue reading

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History graduate selected to fight Stoke by-election

Gareth Snell, who graduated in history and politics in 2008 at Keele has just been selected as the Labour candidate to fight the by-election in Stoke Central which has arisen as the result of the resignation of another historian, Tristram … Continue reading

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Edward II at the Oxford Playhouse

Christopher Marlowe’s play Edward II, written in the 1590s plays fast and loose with the history of that king, the subject of one of our final-year special subjects.  The student company Drame Fatale are currently reaching the end of a … Continue reading

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The History of Parliament Annual Lecture: Susannah Owen

On 7 December 2016, I went to London to collect the History of Parliament’s Undergraduate Dissertation Competition prize as joint winner alongside Eloise Davies from Cambridge University. The prizes were awarded at the History of Parliament’s Annual Lecture, and you can … Continue reading

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