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Revision getting you down? Try this...

When I was at university, I was plagued by worry about the number of essay questions I'd...
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Research Inspired Teaching in History

Whilst planning teaching for an outline course on European history in the early modern period...
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Writing Sample on Capital Punishment

(The following is an excerpt from my forthcoming book on Capital Punishment): Captain John...
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Lilly Aphrodite - book recommendation

A book I am currently enjoying is 'The Luminous Life of Lilly Aphrodite' by Beatrice...

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  • Research Inspired Teaching in History

    Dr Kat Hill University History Tutor (North West London) Picture Whilst planning teaching for an outline course on European history in the early modern period two years ago for undergraduates, I considered how to teach a week on religious toleration and religious diversity. My own research as an academic at the time was focused on a group called the...
  • Revision getting you down? Try this...

    Nathan Williams University History Tutor (Bristol) Picture When I was at university, I was plagued by worry about the number of essay questions I'd inevitably have to do, when I was studying first history, and then law. I soon found though, that the answer to cracking the problem, didn't merely involve burying myself in my books, and hoping that my...
  • Lilly Aphrodite - book recommendation

    University History Tutor (West London) Picture A book I am currently enjoying is 'The Luminous Life of Lilly Aphrodite' by Beatrice Colin. Lilly Aphrodite is born at the beginning of the last century and the story charts the ups and downs of her life and the dramatic events of the 20th century she lives through. It is perhaps no surprise...

 

  • Writing Sample on Capital Punishment

    Neil Smith PhD University History Tutor (Newcastle upon Tyne) Picture (The following is an excerpt from my forthcoming book on Capital Punishment): Captain John Burke replaced the receiver and informed the condemned men that their last hope of a reprieve had gone. He quickly ordered the barbers into the cells to shave the prisoner’s heads and right calves to...
  • Ritual and Religious Violence in Historical Europe

    University History Tutor (North West London) Picture In an age of ecumenicalism for many church historians the acts of extreme popular religious violence committed by their Calvinist and Catholic ancestors may be considered an embarrassment. Furthermore, a lot of the previous work on religious violence has been written along confessional lines:...