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Latest alumni newsletter out now

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The 2014 edition of the newsletter for alumni of UCL History is out now, and there's plenty to interest all former denizens of Gower Street:-

UCLHISTORY 2013 issue out now

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The latest issue of the newsletter for UCL History alumni is out now - and it's a packed issue.

There's a special report on a reunion of the class of 1967, while a PhD graduate of the Department remembers her '15 minutes of fame' as a biographer of Hannah More and William Wilberforce.  Tim Barnes of UCL Advances traces his path from medieval history student to leading-edge engagement with business and championing of entrepreneurship (and also shares some memories of Professor d'Avray...)

Alumni visit to Marlborough House - report

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In March 2013, a party of Alumnus Association members paid a visit to Marlborough House. John Deards reports on what they saw.

Alumni visit to St Albans - report

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On 16 June 2012, 21 UCL History Alumni travelled to St Albans for a historical walking tour. Katharine Housden reports:

Margaret (Peggy) Drower MBE

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One of the best-known and best-loved former members of the History Department has sadly passed away.  Margaret (Peggy) Drower was just short of her 101st birthday.  She studied Egyptology at UCL before joining the History Department in 1937 and establishing the the pre-hellenistic Near East as a key part of the History curriculum.

Professor Jimmy Burns

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We are sorry to hear of the death of Professor JH ('Jimmy') Burns.  Many alumni will remember Professor Burns from his 25 years in the Department as Reader in the History of Political Thought (1961-66), Professor of the History of Political Thought, 1966-86 and Head of Department (1970-75).

New website for Alumnus Association

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The Alumnus Association website has moved in order to integrate itself with UCL History Department's site.

You can now find the latest Alumnus Association news and information at www.ucl.ac.uk/history/alumni

Latest newsletter out now

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UCL History's 2012 newsletter for alumni is out now.

It includes articles on the history of wine; interwar socialism in Britain and Norway; the return of decadence; the Foreign Office, doors and women; 'from Mawei to MA'; semiotics; an alumnus at UCL Advances; Charles Wheeler’s reputation. There are reports on Association events; and there's the latest news on Departmental news and projects.

New book on Wilberforce

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Congratulations to Anne Stott (BA 1966, PhD 1998) whose book 'Wilberforce: Family and Friends' has just been published by Oxford University Press.

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