Category Archives: History Society

Enrichment – things to discuss – How valid are the parallels between the Trump administration and 1930s Germany ?

If you click here you will get to an Independent write up of historian Timothy Snyder’s article for  The Guardian (it can be found here  but is not the easiest of reads). Snyder is a leading Yale historian, who suggests … Continue reading

Posted in historians, history in the news, History Society, Politics | Comments Off on Enrichment – things to discuss – How valid are the parallels between the Trump administration and 1930s Germany ?

Enrichment – things to watch. Timewatch: The Mary Rose

If you click here you will get to the BBC iplayer and Dan Snow’s Mary Rose Timewatch programme. It is excellent – particularly if you are thinking of archaeology as a degree course. You may also like to click here to visit the BBC’s online … Continue reading

Posted in Archaeology, History Society | Comments Off on Enrichment – things to watch. Timewatch: The Mary Rose

Enrichment – Russia’s most unruly ruler ?

Year Thirteen, Great to all of you at History Society today. We will finish off Ivan the Terrible next week. Perhaps Empress Anna Ioannovna was not so brutal, but this article suggests that she was certainly more of a party girl; as well … Continue reading

Posted in Enrichment, History Society | Comments Off on Enrichment – Russia’s most unruly ruler ?