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Lego in the sandpit!

By Dr Jamie Wood and Dr Katherine Fennelly Over the past few years, we’ve been using Lego Serious Play to help students engage with their learning in seminars....

Constructive Play: Lego for learning in history, heritage and beyond

by Dr Jamie Wood and Dr Katherine Fennelly Many of us remember playing with historically-themed Lego as children, although most people probably won’t have recreated entire cities. Whatever our...

Collaborating on Transitional States

by Chloe Unsworth, former undergraduate History student Transitional States: Hormones at the Crossroads of Art and Science was created and run by Dr Chiara Beccalossi, currently a Reader of...

A little history of science: Galileo and Leonardo

by Professor Anna Marie Roos Faculty in the School of History and Heritage wear many hats—as lecturer, tutor, researcher, administrator and advisor. Sometimes, faculty members edit professional journals,...

Conference: Museums, Collections and Conflict

by Dr Kate Hill In July I was part of the organising group (the Museums and Galleries History Group, including Dr Sarah Longair) for a conference on Museums,...

Theatre Review: Gore Vidal's 'The Best Man' in the West End

by Dr Finn Pollard The Best Man in the West End, or, What Makes A Good American President? Plenty of theatre makers in recent times have sought to...

In search of Shetland’s medieval fields

by Dr Mark Gardiner Stepping off the plane at Sumborough airport, I was immediately back in the North Atlantic landscape. It is a landscape familiar to anyone who...

That’s all Folkes

by Dr Anna Marie Roos During my research leave, I spent my time as a visiting fellow at two other institutions, All Souls College at Oxford, and the...

Robert Southey, John Wesley and scandal-mongering in the 1820s

by Dr Ian Packer Since 2006 I have been one of the co-editors of an enormous project devoted to providing a complete edition of the letters of Robert...

Objects of Colonial Memory

by Dr Sarah Longair slongair@lincoln.ac.uk In April 2017, my colleague Chris Jeppesen (UCL/Cambridge) and I convened a workshop which marked the culmination of our ‘Objects of Colonial Memory’...