Outreach

Macat Educational Guides to Scholarly Classics

Since 2015, Helen has worked with Macat, an academic technology start-up which aims to develop critical thinking skills, as well as curating a library of analyses of the world's most influential intellectual works of non-fiction and works of scholarship. Routledge has now published Helen's first two analyses in their Macat Library series of educational guides - Sir Ian Kershaw's The Hitler Myth: Image and Reality in the Third Reich and Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin. Read more...

Public lecture in Nordhausen makes a media splash

On 24 October 2016, Helen gave a public lecture at Nordhausen's Museum Tabakspeicher, entitled 'Napola Ilfeld and other Nazi Elite Schools in Central Germany', organised by Town Archivist Dr. Wolfram Theilemann in conjunction with the Nordhausen Society for History and Antiquity. Read more...

Contribution to Edexcel A-level textbook

An essay on Hitler's foreign policy, commissioned by Hodder Education, has now appeared in the publisher's new Edexcel-approved A-level textbook, entitled History+ for Edexcel A Level: Nationalism, dictatorship and democracy in twentieth-century Europe. The textbook is intended to encourage students to develop high-level skills in historical studies by providing a stimulating mixture of expert narrative and extended reading, including bespoke essays from leading academics. Read more...

"Deconstructing Sparta": Distance-Learning Course at Leicester University

Helen has recently contributed to a distance-learning course which is currently offered by the University of Leicester, entitled 'Deconstructing Sparta'. The coursebook contains ten thematic chapters, which aim to synthesise the most up-to-date scholarship on Sparta in an engaging and readable fashion. Helen's chapter, entitled 'Later Reception and Modern Recreation of Sparta', charts the development of Spartan reception through the ages. Read more...