Archive for June, 2011

Barry Coward Memorial Fund

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

The Barry Coward Memorial Fund The Historical Association are starting a special fund in Barry Coward’s name to support the Great Debate and, hopefully, to raise money to support adults returning to education. Barry was President of the HA from 2005 to 2008 seeing us through our Centenary Celebrations in 2006 and the first Great [...]

CFP: Louis XIV Outside In, Oxford, May 2012

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

From The Williamite Universe: Louis XIV: Outside In: Reactions and Responses to the Sun King beyond France A conference at the Maison française d’Oxford, 3-4 May 2012 Sponsored by the Williamite Universe and the Maison française Prospectus and call for papers Louis XIV has always been a great figure of European history, and considerable scholarly [...]

Frederick the Great Photo Competition: German Historical Institute

Monday, June 20th, 2011

To mark the 300th birthday of the Prussian King Frederick II (Frederick the Great) on 18 October 2011 the German Historical Institute London will be holding an event (lecture and discussion) on the topic ‘Frederick the Great in the Visual Media of his Day’. In conjunction with this event the Institute is also holding a [...]

Does it matter that Zhou Enlai’s quip has been debunked? It’s too early to say!

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

From History Today: One of the more celebrated quips of the 20th century has turned out to be less sagacious than it once seemed. During Richard Nixon’s visit to Beijing in 1972, the Chinese premier, Zhou Enlai, was asked about the impact of the French Revolution. Speaking of an event that took place nearly two [...]

Opportunity: Software Development Manager (SDM), LAMP Platform – Stevenage, UK

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Another job opportunity from electronic academic publishers Alexander Street Press: Software Development Manager (SDM), LAMP Platform – Stevenage, UK Alexander Street Press is an award-winning electronic publisher, providing innovative products to academic and public libraries worldwide. Highly regarded in our field, we produce online collections of textual, audio and video materials, and create tools to [...]

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