Dr Sarah Lieberman offers her first thoughts on the breaking news about the 2023 English Local Elections.
Pilgrimage and late medieval Canterbury
For centuries, following the murder of Archbishop Thomas Becket in 1170, Canterbury has been a major Christian pilgrimage destination. Ahead of the city’s annual Medieval Pageant, Dr Sheila Sweetinburgh explores the experiences the medieval pilgrims inside and outside the city walls.
From Canterbury to Workington
Professor David Bates compares Labour’s traditional and new voting bases following the 2019 general election results.
Canterbury – a seat where it’s all to play for?
As the country gets prepared to vote in the next general election, Dr Paul Anderson discusses the first local hustings event, hosted by the University.
Could Canterbury become the 2025 UK City of Culture?
Dr Jane Lovell explores the idea of Canterbury bidding to become the 2025 UK City of Culture.
Baedeker Raids 75 years on
On the 75th anniversary of the first of the Baedeker raids on Canterbury, Dr Martin Watts, Lecturer in Modern History, and Jordan Newton, a third-year Modern History student, look back at the attack on the City.