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Hadrian’s Wang: Erotic graffiti found at Hadrian’s Wall

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Archaeologists at Newcastle University have been working to record various pieces of graffiti made at Gelt Woods quarry, Cumbria, over 1800 years ago.  The quarry is a site close...

Conference asks, “Who is Europe?”

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Europe is a diverse place, comprised of a multitude of cultures, each one of them making their own small contribution to a single European identity, be it French wine, German...

£1m research into life in the GDR

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Newcastle University is leading a new £988k research project which offers an unusual insight into life in East Germany. The project, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research...

Were there advanced civilisations on Earth before us?

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A new research paper raises interesting questions, explains Gerry Hart....

Review: Kingdom Come: Deliverance

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Is this medieval RPG a Hussite to behold, or just a bit Hu-shite? Gerry Hart gives his verdict....

Review: Black Men Walking

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Julia McGee-Russell shared her thoughts on Eclipse Theatre Company's 'Black Men Walking'. ...

Historical Accuracy and Video Games

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Gerry Hart asks if video games should make more effort to stick to the history books...

Nature’s Most Gruesome Deaths

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Horror films have nothing on Mother Nature, explains Gerry Hart....

It’s the Twenty First Century But Is the Earth Flat?

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Twitter is awash with conspiracy theories the Earth is flat - it can't be? Can it??...

All aboard the History Society Metroline

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The much-loved and ever-successful Metro line event ran by Newcastle University’s History Society took place again this year on February 8th. Inviting students from all years,...