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Are you a post-doc student & or a researcher into the #history of 1919-1923? We're looking for papers for our symposium Reimagining the Decade! Deadline for proposed submissions tomorrow: #hisedchatie #edchatie Details below

I'm running a workshop on Embroidered Images alongside Criminal Quilts exhibition at National Justice Museum on 21st March. Come and stitch with me (includes free entry to the exhibition too) 4 places left so book soon!…
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Can anyone tell this #twitterstorian how civil recovery of #proceedsofcrime and tax work in *historic* #UK cases involving *unconvicted defendants* or their heirs?

Packed audience to hear @alicia_kidd, Vice Chair of @humberantislave & PostDoctoral Research Fellow at @WilberforceHull, talking about work to combat contemporary slavery in the Humber area. We are delighted to host this talk for @Hull_Museums as part of 'Coming Home' exhibition.

Graduate Research Assistant in History, Manchester Metropolitan University. Incorporates 0.6 PhD and 0.4 RA for five years.
Get in quick, as the closing date is the 30th January.

100 years ago on this day, the nation was enjoying its final day of drinking (or stockpiling) before #Prohibition took effect on Jan. 17, 1920. | #Prohibition100 🥃

Pleased to have contributed to this book and to have been involved in the network resisting the misuse of solitary confinement.


Latest issue Plymouth Law Review now live headlined by LCJ Burnett's #pilgrimfatherslecture congrats to Hugo De Rijke for taking over the baton from me as founding editor 11 years ago @UPLSLAW @PlymLawSociety @PlymLawSchool

In 1884 work was being done on Ripon Courthouse ceiling when some of the beams supporting the roof gave way, & fell to the barrister’s table. One man was injured; another and boy who were also working were shaken but unhurt. @RiponTogether @Police_Gazette

In the studio today working on my #anxiety drawings commissioned by @JusticeMuseum @NJMIdeas for a coproduced exhibition with @andreanhj and Bev Baker on #ConstraintRestraint opening in February 2020. #mentalhealth #coproduction #justiceideas

Latest Blogs

Five women – five families’ search for justice

November 20, 2019

A new book from the team behind hit BBC series Murder, Mystery and My Family features compelling true-crime stories of female killers and their families’ search for justice.

Exploring female drunkenness in Victorian Lancashire

July 23, 2019

Utilising a range of archival sources, Dr Craig Stafford charts the criminal lives of drunken women in 19th century Lancashire.

Tracing gang members – the complicated case of Charles ‘Darby’ Sabini

May 14, 2019

With the Peaky Blinders set to return to our screens later this year, Prof Heather Shore takes a look at the complicated lives of one of the families that has featured in the series, the Sabinis.

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