The University of Southampton, the home of the papers of the first Duke of Wellington, is launching a free, three week course on Wellington and the Battle of Waterloo, starting on 8 June. The course is led by Chris Woolgar, Professor of History and Archival Studies at Southampton, where he was formerly curator of Wellington’s papers. You can sign up at https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/wellington-and-waterloo/
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 three-part e-learning course focuses on the relationships between Jews, Christians and Muslims in modern Europe. The course examines historical trends, religious and cultural interaction, and issues of contemporary citizenship.
The Prize of the German Historical Institute London is awarded annually for an outstanding Ph.D. thesis on German history (submitted to a British or Irish university), British history (submitted to a German university), Anglo-German relations, or an Anglo-German comparative topic. The Prize is 1,000 Euros.
To be eligible a thesis must have been submitted to a British, Irish or German university after 30 June 2014. To apply, send one copy of the thesis with
The 38th Summer School will take place 25-30 July 2015 at Keele University, offering expert tuition in small groups for those who need to read medieval and early modern documents held in both local and national record offices.
Details at: www.eventsforce.net/lpss2015
The Worcestershire Historical Society is to award a prize of £100 for the best essay on Worcestershire history in 2015, and in subsequent years. Any aspect of the history of the county or diocese of Worcester can be covered, or places within their boundaries.