History / Philosophy

Life Sciences - History - Nov 5
Life Sciences - History
The genome of an ancient Egyptian wheat has been sequenced for the first time by a UCL-led team, revealing historical patterns of crop movement and domestication. The study was carried out by an international research team, which mapped the genetic code from a sample of wheat harvested over 3,000 years ago, that was excavated in 1924 from the Hememiah North Spur site in Egypt.
Innovation - History - Oct 28

The way people lived their lives hundreds of years ago will be brought to life at a unique event being held at the Hunterian Museum at the University of Glasgow on Wednesday 30 October 2019. Academics and specialists from cultural and creative industries will come together to showcase the tools and experiences they have created at the final public demonstration of the EMOTIVE project.

History - Sep 26

The existing narrative around youth culture needs to change drastically, according to a leading historian at the University of Sussex. In a new episode of the Impacted podcast, Professor of Collaborative History Lucy Robinson notes that most people think students aren't political anymore - but they are.

History - Sep 20

University of Birmingham researchers are calling for members of the public to help them transcribe one of the most important manuscripts of the Estoria de Espanna , a key medieval Spanish history.

History - Oct 8
History

The oldest surviving pages of the 13th century's most popular story which feature one of medieval European literature's best-known sex scenes have been identified by an academic from the University of Bristol.

History - Sep 25

A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, has found the first evidence that prehistoric babies were fed animal milk using the equivalent of modern-day baby bottles. Possible infant feeding vessels, made from clay, first appear in Europe in the Neolithic (at around 5,000 BC), becoming more commonplace throughout the Bronze and Iron Ages.

History - Business - Sep 18

Are we more stressed now than our ancestors were? A new book by a Sussex historian could hold the answer. Dr Jill Kirby 's book Feeling the strain: a cultural history of stress in twentieth-century Britain , explores the popular discourse of nerves and stress over the last hundred years.


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