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We are very excited to unveil the Creative Histories Final Programme for ‘Creative Histories’ at Bristol Zoo, 19th-21st July. We’ve been overwhelmed by the energy and interest in the event, and are really pleased to be able to present a programme that features a range of performances, talks, exhibitions,…
Sentences end with full stops, but for some reason we don’t punctuate the beginnings. Like sentences, historical individuals are suddenly just there. They emerge into our field of vision, they walk on stage, they emerge from some vague fog of the unknowable to become historical. They marry, or inherit, they pick up a gun or […]
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Who matters? Recently, I came across this tweet from the historian Greg Jenner. So, @HistoryExtra asked its readers to nominate the most interesting historical figure – here is the shortlist… #Twitterstorians pic.twitter.com/2dHCqhCEDS — Greg Jenner (@greg_jenner) June 30, 2017 What Greg goes on to point out is just how depressingly predictable the list is. It’s […]
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