Why Fight?

What do soldiers fight for? Scholars have poured rivers of ink examining the origins and outcomes of war throughout history, but how have soldiers made sense of their own participation in armed conflict?

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Videos: Wonder Women & Rebel Girls

On 4 September 2020 a group of historians, writers and educators from across the world will meet online to talk about some of the most inspirational women warriors of the last few centuries – and the stories we tell about them – in a free online workshop open to the public.

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MA Programmes at UCD History

MA History courses at University College Dublin offer both a challenging and a rewarding introduction to the advanced study of History. In a recent webinar for UCD College of Arts and Humanities hosted by Emer Beesley, programme directors, and current and former students came together to discuss the various Masters programmes. Watch the webinar now.

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Antisemitism, Forgeries, and Conspiracy Theories in Early Modern Iberia

In episode 20 of History Hub's podcast series – ‘Kingdom, Empire and Plus Ultra: conversations on the history of Portugal and Spain, 1415-1898‘ - Dr. Francois Soyer is in conversation with series host Dr Edward Collins. In the episode, which is available to podcast on iTunes and Soundcloud, they discuss antisemitism in medieval and early modern Iberia, specifically some forged documents that purported to be communications between Jews in Spain and Constantinople.

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