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@BritSocCrim The next Yorkshire & Humberside regional group meeting is at Sheffield Hallam on Weds 8 March 2023: theme is Social Justice Research: Making Change Happen? contact me for more information or to submit abstract!

Join Dr Maya Avis (Max Plank Institute for Social Anthropology, Germany) for: "Geopolitics of Aerial Surveillance in Palestine/Israel"
The first free seminar, as part of the @CrimSocHull Criminology, Sociology & Policing, Rising Star Guest Speaker Series, 2023.
📅 8th February 23

Bentham wrote to William Pitt (1759–1806) #onthisday in 1791, sending in two parts his 'Outline of the Plan of Construction of a Panopticon Penitentiary House'—detailing first the panopticon's basic principles, and second some of his own obligations as its potential governor:

Applications for the 2023 - 25 Past & Present #ECR Scholarships in #SocialHistory tenable @ihr_history have now opened.

Deadline this year is 28th Feb 2023.

Full details on how to apply are here:

https://www.history.ac.uk/join-ihr/fellowships/junior-fellowships/past-present

Please spread the word @IHR_Fellowships #Twitterstorians

Applications are open for The New Curators Project 2023!

For more information visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/library/collections/special-collections/schools-and-outreach/new-curators-project

Amazing new @HistoryWO website launches today!

This digital magazine is a platform for everyone - to write, read, listen to and discuss radical history and its place in the world today.

Take a look >
https://www.historyworkshop.org.uk/

Latest Blogs

Heroes and villains: conflicting attitudes to war veterans in peacetime

May 19, 2022

How real were the fears that brutalised and battle-scarred soldiers returning from the First World War had developed a propensity for violence and criminality? Dr Ashley Borrett looks at the city of Hull to find out how people responded to war veterans in peacetime.

Oscar Wilde

19 May 1897 – Oscar Wilde is released from prison

May 19, 2022

19 May 2022 marks 125 years since Oscar Wilde was released from prison. Professor Helen Johnston recounts the criminal past of the notorious Irish poet and playwright.

Criminal records as a way of introducing archives to children

August 25, 2021

Hannah Salisbury, Community and Learning Officer at Suffolk Archives, explains how new learning resources on crime and punishment are being used to introduce younger children to the fascinating world of historical archives.

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