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REVEAL: History

Room 210


Join us on campus to listen to some of our final-year History students present findings from their dissertation research. Students choose which time period, place and theme they focus on, so be prepared for a fascinating and varied afternoon!

This event is free to attend but registration is essential. Please register here via Eventbrite.




12h30 Symposium opening


12h40 Panel 1: Changing environments and cultures in North America

Kieran Carter – 'The assignment of blame in the Destruction of the American Bison'

Abby McKay – ‘Representations of gender and sexuality in the US underground press, 1966–1971’


13h20 Short break and refreshments


13h30 Panel 2: Identity and representation

Sasha Gordon – ‘Elizabeth Percy, 1st Duchess of Northumberland and her intimate Relationships’

Jakub Hosek – ‘Young people’s paths into politics: youth Representation in practice’


14h10 Coffee and cookies


14h30 Panel 3: The age of Europe's 'twenty-years' crisis'

Emily Cox – ‘The Birtley Belgians and local heritage in a North East town: footprints and afterlives of Elisabethville’

Mark Edwards – ‘Belgian socialists and communists during the Ruhr Crisis of 1923’

Callum Campbell – ‘Republican Spain on the theatre stage, 1936–1939: perspectives on the political mobilisation of culture’


15h30 Short coffee break


15h40 Panel 4: International perspectives on societies in conflict

Harry Robinson – ‘US foreign policy and the Pinochet coup in Chile, 1973’

Michael Arkley – ‘International solidarity and political violence: themes in the Irish Republican newspaper An Phoblacht during the 1980s’


16h20 Closing reception and celebration

Event Details

Room 210
Sandyford Building
Northumbria University
Newcastle Upon Tyne


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