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Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slave-ownership launches at UCL History

The department is delighted to announce the launch of the new Centre for the Study of the Legacies of Slave-ownership, jointly funded by UCL and the Hutchins Center at Harvard University. The establishment of the new Centre provides a long-term home for the highly acclaimed Legacies of British Slave-ownership research project which was funded by grants from the ESRC (2009-2012) and ESRC/AHRC (2012-2015).

Published: Sep 28, 2016 11:54:17 AM

Stephen Conway joins the editors of the English Historical Review

Stephen Conway, Professor of History at UCL and our former Head of Department, has this month joined the editorial team of the English Historical Review. Now the oldest journal of historical scholarship in the English-speaking world, the English Historical Review is an exceedingly prestigious journal. It was first published in 1886 and is based at the University of Oxford (published by OUP).

Published: Sep 14, 2016 3:22:58 PM