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Review of “Civilisations”

by Poppy Strange Level 3 History student Of all the current documentaries available on the BBC, ‘Civilisations’ is the one must see item. This documentary series is a...

Review of "The Crown": Then vs. Now

by Bryanie Geehan Level 3 History student Netflix’s The Crown depicts the life of Queen Elizabeth II, from 1952 and the death of her father, King George VI, to...

African purse showing cultural and traditional crafting skills

by Joe G. Martin Level 2 Conservation student Conserving this carrying vessel allowed for an exploration of reshaping basketry and the development of knowledge of organic materials in...

Lincoln’s Scandalous Mistress

By Samantha Ann Rose Brinded Level 3 History student What first drew me to Anya Seton’s 1954 historical fiction, Katherine, was the front cover. Edmund Blair Leighton’s painting,...

The Battle of Lincoln 1217: The Greatest Knight Saves England?

By Joe Broderick Level 3 History student The Second Battle of Lincoln (the first occurring in 1141) took place outside Lincoln Castle on 20 May 1217 during the...

Book Review: Mary Beard's Women & Power

by Molly Day-Coombes Level 3 History student Mary Beard’s Women & Power is the adaptation of two lectures she delivered as part of the London Review of Books lecture...

Why burn a flag?

by Bethany Scard Level 3 History student If any of you have been watching the news recently you will have seen Iranian officials burning the United States flag...

Reflections on the First Year of the Trump Presidency: A Roundtable

by Elliot Luke Level 1 History undergraduate Monday 12 March 2018, Jackson Lecture Theatre, Minerva Building.   On the evening of Monday 12 March, a roundtable composed of three academics...

Parsee Woman (Poona Figure) from Derby Museum

Treated and written by Monica Irisarri The opportunity to treat this 19th century Poona figure of a Parsee woman gave me a variety of conservation skills to practice,...

A Curious Find: The Tomb of Remigius in Lincoln Cathedral

by Timothy R. Jones L3 undergraduate On the 8th May 1092, The body of Remigius De Fecamp was interred in the yet un-consecrated cathedral of Lincoln. The first...