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The 2018 Basil Hicks Lecture - Britain's Security: Maritime Strategy - What next? Sir Charles Montgomery, KBE, Former Director General of Border Force, and Honorary Graduate of the University of Sheffield

Thursday 8 November, Students' Union Auditorium We were delighted to welcome Vice Admiral Sir Charles Montgomery, KBE to the University on Thursday 8 November to deliver the Basil Hicks…

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Wendy Michallat - 320 Rue St Jacques

In November 1939 Madeleine Blaess, a French-born, British-raised student, set off for Paris to study for a doctorate in Medieval French literature at the Sorbonne. In June 1940, the German invasion…

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In Memory - Performers and the Great War

Short animation in memory of performers during the first world war.

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The Sheffield City Special Battalion

Commemorating the brave University of Sheffield students, staff and alumni who volunteered to form the Sheffield City Special Battalion at the outset of the First World War. Learn more about the…

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Bringing songs back to life

To commemorate World War I, one of our Music students worked with school children to bring songs from 100 years ago back to life.

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Women in the Holocaust: One Hungarian Woman's Story by Agnes Grunwald-Spier, Wednesday 31 January 2018

The University was delighted to welcome alumna, Honorary Graduate and author, Agnes Grunwald-Spier to deliver a public lecture on Wednesday 31 January. The event was timely…

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After the Armistice: Europe's Turbulent Peace, 1919-1923

Why did all the hopes at the end of the First World War fade so rapidly in its immediate aftermath? Why was there such massive social, economic and political turmoil? Yet why, during the postwar…

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Lecture 5 - Kant 2: The Categorical Imperative

Kant's application of the Categorical Imperative is examined.

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Impaired Memories/Deluded Practices: Britain and the Arab World

Dr. Abdel Razzaq Takriti is Lecturer in International History. This talk was given on 17th March 2014. He received his DPhil from St Antony’s College, Oxford and was a Junior Research Fellow at…

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The Great War Remembered

Head out on a tour of a First World War training ground near Sheffield. Along the walk, archaeologist Helen Ullathorne explains the features of trench systems and using historical documents,…

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Special Subjects by Professor Mary Vincent Open Day 2012

Professor Mary Vincent talks about her special subject module at the History Department open day| June 2012.

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