School of History


Dr Robert Saunders writes for New Statesmen
31 March 2020

Reflecting on comments made by the Prime Minister this week, Reader in Modern British History Dr Robert Saunders wrote for New Statesman. In the piece, Robert reflects on Boris Johnson's comments on society and how this fits with the legacy of former Prime minister Margaret Thatcher. 

You can read the full article on the New Statesman website

Professor Daniel Todman on History Hit
25 March 2020

Head of the School of History and Professor of Modern History Daniel Todman appeared on Dan Snow's History hit podcast this week. Discussing the launch of his new book, Britain's War: A New World, 1942-1947, Dan also compared wartime responses to crises in relation to the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19. 

You can listen to the full episode online

Professor Yossef Rapoport wins top book prize at Middle East Medievalist Society awards
28 November 2019

OUr very own Professor Yossef Rapoport has been awarded the 2019 Middle East Medievalist Society Book Prize for his book, Rural Economy and Tribal Society in Islamic Egypt: A Study of al-Nābulusī’s Villages of the Fayyum (Brepols, 2018).