Rethinking 1960s British Cinema-going

Spend a moment imagining a busy street in 1960s Britain. What does it look like? What does it sound like? What are people wearing? For many, the street will be full of women in miniskirts and men in flares. The colours will be vivid and the sound of the Beatles or the Rolling Stones will…

New Legacies of British Slave-ownership Grant Received

A new three-year project, the Structure and Significance of British Slave-ownership, 1763-1833, will begin in the UCL History Department on the 31st December 2012. Funding of £1,557,440 has been awarded by the ESRC (with a 25% contribution from the AHRC). Professor Catherine Hall will lead the project as the Principal Investigator, with Keith McClelland and Nick Draper…