Still here, still at a distance

London Metropolitan University is to cut its course offering by 70 per cent, including closing courses in history.

The University of Wales Institute, Cardiff is reported to be planning to axe its history and politics department.

There are plans afoot for Glasgow University to cut and merge courses in history, archaeology and classics.

Strathclyde University has emailed students about a “phased withdrawal from the following areas” – music, sociology, geography and community education.

However, there is still an interest in the of history at the OU both in Milton Keynes and London where, on 5th May a large number of academics attended a seminar at the Institute of Historical Studies in which the history of the OU was assessed by Dan Weinbren. If you want to see the powerpoint slides, contact us.

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