• Prince Charles uses Tube for first time in 34 years

    Updated: 2013-01-30 00:41:43
    Prince Charles made his first journey by Tube for 34 years today - and was disappointed it didn't last longer. "Just one stop?" he asked Tube bosses as he and the Duchess of Cornwall arrived at King's Cross station after a three-minute trip from Farringdon. The royal couple sat in...

  • Stop The Presses: Fat Pig Makes The News

    Updated: 2013-01-28 08:57:09
    Tweet “A fat pig, bred by Mr Godwin of Lechlade and fed by Mr William Munday of the same place, only 31 weeks old, was killed last week, and weighed upwards of 12 score.” Jackson’s Oxford Journal, 21 October 1843

  • Majority of Britons think Prince William should serve in Afghanistan

    Updated: 2013-01-25 11:11:41
    A majority of Britons agree with Prince Harry that Prince William should be allowed to serve in Afghanistan. A YouGov poll today found that 60 per cent were in favour of allowing William to serve in a war zone, with 28 per cent opposed and 12 per cent undecided. Harry...

  • Queen's Coronation to be recreated to mark 60th anniversary

    Updated: 2013-01-24 11:32:44
    It was described as the greatest spectacle of the 20th century and encouraged millions of Britons to buy their first TV. Now the Queen’s Coronation is to be recreated at Buckingham Palace this summer to mark its 60th anniversary and the dawning of the “new Elizabethan Age”. An exhibition by...

  • Religion and Medicine Seminars at KCL

    Updated: 2013-01-23 18:57:09
    Religion and Medicine Seminars A seminar series, open to all, on the History of Health and Medicine at King’s College, London, generously supported by the Principal’s Innovation Fund. NB All seminars start at 6pm EXCEPT ON 13 FEBRUARY WHICH STARTS AT 6.30. Wednesday 23 January 2013 – Safra Lecture Theatre Andrew Cunningham (University of Cambridge) GOD AND [...]

  • SHP Conference 2013: Booking Open

    Updated: 2013-01-22 00:50:51
    Details of the draft plenary and workshop programme for SHP13 are available and online booking is open ...

  • Routledge Performance Archive: database trial

    Updated: 2013-01-21 16:02:56
    Routledge Performance Archive Unique access to an unprecedented range of audio-visual material from past & present practitioners of performance. 50+ years of documented work direct from renowned practitioners & specialists, across the entire spectrum of theatre topics. Trial ends: 31/01/13. Feedback forms are available after the link.

  • Digital Theatre Plus Database Trial

    Updated: 2013-01-21 15:58:23
    Digital Theatre Plus Includes unique films of leading British theatre productions. Also contains exclusive behind-the-scenes documentaries and written teaching & learning resources. Trial ends: 25/01/13. Your comments & views on the trial are most welcome. Feedback forms are available after the link.

  • The Birkbeck Early Modern Society’s 6th Annual Students’ Conference

    Updated: 2013-01-21 11:52:18
    SCIENCE, MAGIC and RELIGION  A one day conference to mark the retirement from Birkbeck of Prof. Michael Hunter  Saturday 2 February 2013, 10.45-16.30 Malet St, Room B33   There is no charge to attend this conference but if you are coming please e-mail our secretary Laura Jacobs to register at bbkems@gmail.com.   Lunch is not provided [...]

  • CFP: Educating Women, Canterbury, July 2013

    Updated: 2013-01-21 09:45:16
    Educating Women: An Interdisciplinary Conference Thursday 18 July 2013 Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, Kent There have been issues around women and education since before Christine de Pizan wrote in 1404 that Not all men (and especially the wisest) share the opinion that it is bad for women to be educated. But it is very [...]

  • What could you do with an archive of the UK web, 1996-2010 ?

    Updated: 2013-01-21 00:06:08
    The UK Web Archive, produced by the British Library,  have written a very interesting article about the analytical tools users will need to make the most of the JISC UK Web Domain Dataset, a dataset of all the holdings of the Internet Archive for the UK from 1996 to 2010. The dataset contains a wealth of information, [...]

  • Cutting Up Books in Early Modern England

    Updated: 2013-01-20 13:16:37
    Cutting Up Books in Early Modern England 25 January 2013, Birkbeck’s Dr Adam Smyth, ‘Cutting up Books in Early Modern England’ Malet St, room 538, 6:30 pm Members free (membership £7), non-members £4 For our next event we are delighted to welcome back Dr Adam Smyth, a stalwart supporter of the Birkbeck Early Modern Society, [...]

  • New RefWorks Community Site

    Updated: 2013-01-10 14:30:51
    RefWorks, the best way to save references and create citations and bibliographies, has set up a Community Site to provide you with the latest news, updates and tips about everything related to RefWorks. The RefWorks Community will offer additional resources that will not only enhance your RefWorks experience, but will also help the RefWorks creators [...]

  • EU launches Open Data Hub in Beta

    Updated: 2013-01-09 15:00:43
    The European Commission Open Data Portal has launched to the public in beta mode, and provides access to open public data from the European Commission. It also provides access to data of other Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies at their request. The published data can be downloaded by everyone interested to facilitate reuse, linking [...]

  • 2012 in review

    Updated: 2013-01-08 09:59:01
    The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 24,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 6 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.

  • Dead Sea Scrolls online

    Updated: 2013-01-07 11:53:25
    The discovery of the first Dead Sea Scrolls in a remote Judean Desert cave in 1947 is widely considered the greatest archaeological event of the twentieth century. Bedouin treasure hunters and archaeologists ultimately found the remains of hundreds of ancient scrolls. These fragile pieces of parchment and papyrus, including the oldest existing copies of the [...]

  • 2012 in review

    Updated: 2013-01-06 00:24:04
    Daly History Blog Skip to content Home About me Book Reviews Contact Me Gallery Historian for Hire My Books and Articles My talks Kirchner’s Argentina : externalising domestic tensions 6 January , 2013 12:24 pm Jump to Comments 2012 in review The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this . blog Here’s an : excerpt 19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform . This blog was viewed about 110,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center , it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many people to see . it Click here to see the complete . report About these ads Rate : this Share : this Twitter Facebook Email LinkedIn Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Google 1 Print Like : this Like One blogger likes . this 8 Comments

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