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Catherine Hall receives Bochum Historians' Award 2017

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Professor Catherine Hall

Professor Emeritus Catherine Hall has been awarded the sixth Bochum Historians' Award. The €25,000 prize is awarded every three years by the History of the Ruhr Foundation to honour a historian’s lifetime work. Catherine is the first woman to receive the prize; previous recipients include Eric Hobsbawm and Jürgen Kocka. 

Eleanor Robson awarded £1.8m AHRC funding for new Iraq-based research network

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Eleanor Robson

The Nahrein Network team at the University of Kurdistan Hewler, with the Dean of Social Sciences Dr Anwar Anaid (second from left)

UCL History researchers mark St Pancras International's 150th birthday

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St Pancras Station

Iconic London landmark St Pancras International station will celebrate its 150th birthday next year. As part of the celebrations, HS1, the company which owns and operates St Pancras, is partnering with UCL History to conduct a research project into the station's past. More than 30 undergraduate and MA students are working on archives from the British Library, London Transport Museum and UCL to uncover 150 stories, facts and images which reflect the building's remarkable history.

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