History news

6 May 2016

Mortimer History Society Essay Prize 2016

The Mortimer History Society has launched an essay competition with a first prize of £750 and runner-up prize of £300. Winning essays will also be published in the Journal of the Mortimer History Society. The Prize will be judged by a distinguished panel of historians chaired by Professor Chris Given-Wilson.

The purpose of the competition is to stimulate scholarly research into the Mortimers of Wigmore and the medieval Welsh Marches (1066 - 1500). Entries are welcome from a variety of academic disciplines or can reflect a multi-disciplinary approach.

22 Apr 2016

Jews, Christians and Muslims in Europe: Modern Challenges

The Woolf Institute (Cambridge) is delighted to announce that applications are now being accepted for the e-learning course, Jews, Christians and Muslims in Europe: Modern Challenges

This timely e-learning course focuses on the relationships between Jews, Christians and Muslims in modern Europe. The course is multidisciplinary and examines historical trends, religious and cultural interaction, and issues of contemporary citizenship.