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21st August 2017
INITIAL findings of a history project about American fighter pilots based at West Sussex in the First World War are to be published by the University of Chichester. The year-long study, undertaken to raise awareness of the conflict on its centenary, focused on the US aviators who fought from...
14th August 2017
The results of the National Student Survey have once again proved that the University of Chichester is one of the best in the sector for student satisfaction. Overall satisfaction is 87 per cent, three per cent above the national average, and Chichester is ranked inside the top 40 of all higher...
23rd June 2017
A PANEL of history academics and students from the University of Chichester have examine the most dramatic periods of American politics at the Chichester Festival Theatre. The Trump Effect seminar was part of a themed series focusing on political and social change which encompass the Theatre’s...
22nd June 2017
The University of Chichester has been awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The Silver award recognises that we consistently deliver high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and consistently exceed rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher...
9th June 2017
A BOOK written by a newly-appointed Senior Lecturer of the University of Chichester has been nominated for an international award. Dr Andrew W M Smith, who joined the Department of History and Politics this month, was shortlisted for his text exploring the violent accounts of French militant group...
28th April 2017
A PUBLIC history project is calling on Chichester residents and visitors to share their experiences and memories of one of the city’s parks ahead of its centenary. Priory Park Memories is being led by Dr Ross J Wilson, a Senior Lecturer of the University’s Department of History and Politics, and...
Undergraduates of the BA (Hons) Politics and Contemporary History programme
20th March 2017
HISTORIC debates about Brexit and the resettlement of child refugees held at the Houses of Parliament have been witnessed by students of the University of Chichester. Undergraduates of the BA (Hons) Politics and Contemporary History and BSc (Hons) Politics programmes visited Westminster earlier...
Dr Amanda Richardson
16th March 2017
AN ACADEMIC of the University of Chichester is to speak at the residence of the Finnish Ambassador in London. Dr Amanda Richardson of the Department of History and Politics will speak at a seminar on Thursday 23 March about the life and work of the acclaimed art historian Tancred Borenius (1885-...
Original British Handley Page bomber
1st March 2017
A HISTORY project investigating the American servicemen stationed at a West Sussex airbase in the First World War has been launched by the University of Chichester. The study will examine the lives of members of the US Army aviation teams who were based at Tangmere aerodrome and sites across Sussex...
The Graphic Novel An Introduction
16th February 2017
AN ACADEMIC of the University of Chichester has spoken of his delight after being notified that his new research on the graphic novel is to be translated into Chinese. Professor Hugo Frey, of the Department of History and Politics, has been guided by his publisher Cambridge University Press that...

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