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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...
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...
A good place to hide - Peter Grose
20th January 2017
The University of Chichester’s Department of History and Politics in collaboration with residents and New Park Cinema are commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day, 2017. The annual services mark the day the Auschwitz concentration camps were liberated in 1945. Two historically-significant films are be...
History Matters Young Filmmaker Awards
3rd October 2016
A NEW filmmaking competition is urging school students from across the country to help highlight the hidden history of African and Caribbean people in Britain. The History Matters Young Filmmaker Awards is open to all secondary pupils aged between 11 and 19-years-old. The competition has been...
RETALE - Wednesday 27 September
23rd September 2016
THE artistic performances born out of an innovative programme created to nurture a new generation of dancers are to be presented by University of Chichester postgraduate students next week. The RETALE show, held at the institution on Wednesday 27 September, will showcase the work of GrabLab: an...
History of Chichester’s Great War battle published online
16th September 2016
THE story of how the city of Chichester was transformed by the overwhelming impact of the Great War has for the first time been published online. Historical accounts of residents and soldiers were uncovered following a year-long project by a volunteer team led by the University of Chichester. The...
Chichester and the Great War
25th July 2016
THE history of how Chichester was affected by the fighting of the Great War has been revealed in a new exhibition developed in part by academics from our Department of History and Politics. The community history project, on display at the Novium Museum now, has unearthed old documents and...
High and low culture - elite and popular constructions
7th June 2016
THE terror attacks in Paris last year and the potential impact of Brexit on France will be discussed at an international conference in Chichester next month. World-renowned academics of the Society for the Study of French History will, for the first time, meet at the University of Chichester as...

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