Welcome to the Centre for West Midlands History Blog!

Welcome to the Centre for West Midlands History Blog! Here you’ll find posts from members, staff, and students on our research activities, teaching, and public events, including monthly commentaries on our research seminars and longer ‘thought-pieces’ that explore the history of our region. Please do have a browse, and if you’d to submit content or … Continue reading “Welcome to the Centre for West Midlands History Blog!”

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Exploring the landscape of English medieval towns: some West Midlands examples.

CWMH Research Seminar, 19 January 2023 Dr Mike Shaw, a former City of Wolverhampton archaeologist and Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, gave a fascinating online talk on methods used in the analysis of the topography, origins, growth and development of English medieval towns. He began with an overview of the topic, highlighting a … Continue reading “Exploring the landscape of English medieval towns: some West Midlands examples.”

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