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December 2, 2014

The Broken Glass Ceiling: is gender no longer a barrier to success?
Anatomy Theatre, King's College London

What are the barriers to professional success for women in Britain today? Gender equality has Read more

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November 15, 1941

Church bells rung this morning – in celebration of the victory in Egypt. [1] The first time that I have heard them in Read more

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March 25, 1936

Men along the private line leading to Gauber pit unloading trucks of slack. They say the mine “can’t get shut o’ t Read more