Higher Education Policy and the Robbins Report (1961-1963)

Higher Education Policy and the Robbins Report (1961-1963)

Due to social distancing measures, this session will take place via video conference. The video conference will run from 6 pm – 7:30 pm. Details will be sent on the day to people who have registered via Eventbrite.  Download Supporting Materials

The Lost Ideas of 19th-Century Radical Socialist Education

The Lost Ideas of 19th-Century Radical Socialist Education

The Lost Ideas of 19th-Century Radical Socialist Education: From “Human Nature” to Culture-Building Due to social distancing measures, this session will take place via video conference. The video conference will run from 6 pm – 7:30 pm. Details will be

Bodice-rippers and Chained Books: The History of the Book

Bodice-rippers and Chained Books: The History of the Book

Bodice-rippers and Chained Books: The History of the Book You might think of libraries being rather quiet demure places, filled with dead trees rotting slowly, but print history takes us to some quite risqué places. Think about those second-hand copies of

Womanly Wickedness in West Midland Medieval Wall Paintings

Womanly Wickedness in West Midland Medieval Wall Paintings

Our topic this month is “Womanly wickedness in West Midland medieval wall paintings: picking titles and communicating research in Coventry and Stratford-upon-Avon”. Medieval wall paintings aren’t easy to interpret. They are often fragmentary or compromised by later interventions. The meaning