Democratic citizenship blog

In an increasingly divided political landscape, we're helping people exercise their rights to a fairer, safer, more satisfying life.

In the Democratic Citizenship theme blog, our experts discuss topics including our local heritage, international relations, law and government.

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In an increasingly divided political landscape, we're helping people exercise their rights to a fairer, safer, more satisfying life.

In the Democratic Citizenship theme blog, our experts discuss topics including our local heritage, international relations, law and government.

5 posts found

Mayflower 400: how society feared and ridiculed puritans Exploring how puritans were perceived and treated in 17th century England

21 September 2020 Dr Fiona McCall 6 min read

Fiona McCall, Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the influence and history of puritans in the 17th century

Old book

Portsmouth Heritage Hub Portsmouth Heritage Hub: preserving history - informing the future. By Dr Sam Robson

01 October 2019 5 min read

Heritage Hub has been launched at the University of Portsmouth. The Portsmouth Heritage Hub is a research network aiming to connect multi-disciplinary researchers from the University with stakeholders in local sites of cultural and historical interest.

Researcher presenting information on small whiteboard

Five of the most violent moments of the Reformation

20 January 2017 4 min read

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have called for repentance for the divisions caused by the schism between the Protestant and Catholic faiths.

Illustration of St Bartholomew's Day massacre 1572

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