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Politics and Contemporary History Student Symposium

Date - Wed 3 May 2017

Time - 1.00 pm

Duration - 2 hours and 20 minutes

Cost - Free

Disabled access? - Yes

Venue - Salford Lads Club


Summary

This symposium aims to showcase some of the best research undertaken by final-year Politics and Contemporary History (PCH) undergraduates in 2016-17.

Event details

This symposium aims to showcase some of the best research undertaken by final-year Politics and Contemporary History (PCH) undergraduates in 2016-17. Students will present some of their key findings, based on their dissertations, on topics ranging from British military operations during the First World War to the role of Internet technologies in twenty-first century politics.

 

The Symposium is free to attend but places are limited, so if you would like to attend please email Dr Brian Hall (b.h.hall1@salford.ac.uk).

 

13:00-13:10

Welcome

Dr Brian Hall

 

13:10-14:10

Panel 1: International Relations, Politics and Contemporary History

 

‘The Increased Popularity of the Far Right in French Politics’

Daniel Williams

 

‘The Role of Internet Technologies in C21st Movement Politics: The Case of the Black Lives Matter Movement’

Sophie Howarth

 

‘Deeds, and Words? A study, through Foucault, of how the Women’s Social and Political Union’s engagement with the discourses of ‘woman’ and ‘militant’ contributed to their success in achieving their aim of women’s suffrage?’

Bethany Keys

 

Q&A

 

14:10-15:10

Panel 2: Contemporary Military and International History

 

‘British Airpower in the Middle East and on the Western Front, 1914-1918’

Corey Reece-Pinchin

 

‘The Myth of Lord Lothian: Politically Naïve or a Diplomatic Pioneer?’

Gary Daniels

 

‘The Massingham Mission: SOE in Algiers’

Jordan Hughes

 

Q&A

 

15:10-15:20

Closing Remarks

Professor John Callaghan


The Symposium is free to attend but places are limited, so if you would like to attend please email Dr Brian Hall (b.h.hall1@salford.ac.uk).

Please email Dr Brian Hall (b.h.hall1@salford.ac.uk).

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Contact

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