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New Book Release: Life Courses of Young Convicts Transported to Van Diemen’s Land.

Follow the link to take a look inside & find out more.

https://emmadwatkins.wordpress.com/2020/01/31/new-book-release/

@BloomsburyHist #twitterstorians

#HCnet @DrAlexaNeale @dchurchill01 Our March speaker is @ZoeAlker see below and I will also be talking about the prison estate during the Blitz @cccjhull

When did the #Blitz start, how long did it last and how many people were killed? Now you've watched Blitz Spirit with Lucy Worsley, find out more with our guide:

https://www.whodoyouthinkyouaremagazine.com/feature/when-did-the-blitz-start/

The Irish Workhouse Centre is hosting a ten-part series of teatime talks.
The first talk in the series, 'Medieval Ecclesiastical Heritage in East Galway', by Dr Christy Cunniffe on the 5 March at 8pm via Zoom. please register at this link:
http://ow.ly/5bc950DHQ2V

The latest Criminal Portraits blog features Murdoch Grant from Olrig in Caithness, who faced a charge of murder at the High Court in Edinburgh in 1886 following a stabbing incident at Wick...

https://criminalportraits.blogspot.com/2021/02/murdoch-grant-fatal-stabbing-case-at.html?spref=tw

@ourcriminalpast

Know your way around archival records? Fancy uncovering the history of security and the security industry? 🔐 Apply to join this exciting @ahrcpress project! Any queries, just get in touch @BritSocCrim @CCJSLeeds #HCNet #twitterstorians https://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=ESLLW1153

We've just put 32 new petitioners' stories online!

You'll find rebels, murderers, playhouse-managers, and Frenchmen, all trying to use the #PowerOfPetitioning to woo Charles II.

Read them for yourself here: https://petitioning.history.ac.uk/investigating-petitioners/petitioners-in-the-reign-of-charles-ii-1660-1685/

Tickets for our March @CrimSocHull @cccjhull @UniOfHull
Rising Star Guest Speaker: Dr Zoe Alker are now available. Don't miss out on your free online place.
Book now: https://bit.ly/3al2VyI 🚓

Public History Research Seminar, 4pm this Friday: Dr Gillian O'Brien, 'A Captive Audience: Prison Museums and Dark Tourism?' Email happhistseminars2021@gmail.com to attend. All Welcome! @gillianmobrien @HAPPatQUB @QUB_History @qubpublichist @LJMU