Tag: politics

Contemporary Politics and the Generational Divide

This post comes from second year undergraduate student in History at the University of Gloucestershire, Rhiannon Healey.  It is a fact that over the past year, there has been a resurgence of right-wing political ideas and movements. A […]

  Events 12 October 2017  

Matt Kidd joins the History team

Dr Matt Kidd will be covering Dr Vicky Morrisroe who is on sabbatical this semester. I’m very excited about the prospect of teaching at the University of Gloucestershire next semester, where I’ll be leading two modules, ‘Politics and […]

  Higher Education 25 January 2017  

History at the Cheltenham Literature Festival 2016

On the face of it this year’s Cheltenham Literature Festival does not offer a great deal of interest to the student of history.  Yes, there are sessions on Rethinking the Somme, the Great War, Cheltenham in the Great […]

  American 7 September 2016  

Dr Robbie Maxwell joins the History team for Semester 2

I’m delighted to be able to come to Gloucestershire next semester, where I’ll be teaching two courses, ‘The Quest for Equality: Civil Rights in the USA, 1930-70’ and ‘Democracy, Freedom and Slavery: the USA, 1776-1865’, as well as […]

  American 17 December 2015  

All Change in the USA?

There will be a lot of raking through Tuesday’s mid-term election results in America with a view to guessing the future and also making comparison’s with the past.  Already it is being suggested that the successive losses in […]

  American 7 November 2014  

Diarists & History

In most of the tributes to the former Cabinet minister and lifelong left-wing campaigner Tony Benn, much has been made of his legacy: his political goals, many have argued, were frustrated (the queen remains on our postage stamps, […]

  Modern 17 March 2014