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Fantastic talk today at the @WMPolice #Lockup by Kay Hunter on capital punishment after another busy open day with #AFairCop book display. One step closer to fully fledged police museum ๐Ÿ˜ƒ


4 days until Echoes of Holloway Prison Exhibition opens! Counting down our 5 Questions that are part of the Exhibition so here is ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฝ
Q2. "Does prison work for women?"

Fascinated with historical clothing? The get down to #StoneLibrary on 17th July to hear artist Ruth Singer talk about criminal clothing @CriminalQuilts Free to attend #DontMissOut

Read articles on historical criminology in the summer @BritSocCrim Newsletter from the brilliant @dchurchill01 @blalygamal @iainchanning and @yeomans_henry

COME AND JOIN THE HISTORY LAB COMMITTEE! Elections July 12th at 5pm. Interested? email:

This is a great opportunity for PhDs at whatever stage of research. As the academic job market becomes ever more competitive, involvement in an organisation such as History Lab represents a valuable addition to your CV.

Call for Papers for the upcoming symposium on how immersive experience of #heritage shapes our understanding of the modern world.

Just what did happen in that hotel room in Machynlleth which contributed to the demise of a police force? see my piece in this book-and everyone else's too, of course!

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