Martin R Polley

Martin R Polley

@HistoryMartin

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Director of @ICSHC & Professor @dmuhistory. Historian of sport. Author of Moving the Goalposts, Sports History: a practical guide, & The British Olympics.

Joined on January 14, 2013
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517. in country United Kingdom and category Personal

For the benefit of the slow learners (looking at you here @GavinWilliamson and @michelledonelan)... STEM graduates can build you the Netflix app and the technology on which to use it, but if you actually want anything to watch you're going to need arts and humanities graduates.

Quoted @LBFlyawayhome

Everyday Ladybird things, 1972. “What are they for?” (With every passing year, this task gets harder) #HarryWingfield https://t.co/8Qnpbn1dTM

Everyday Ladybird things, 1972. 
“What are they for?”

(With every passing year, this task gets harder)
#HarryWingfield https://t.co/8Qnpbn1dTM

A postbox and a telephone box together: one for @artcath @MadelaineCSmith @JamesFHS https://t.co/X60wLjvO9t

DMU's world-leading expert on the Balkans Professor Kenneth Morrison publishes latest book 📚 'Reporting the Siege of Sarajevo' 📚 #DMUexpert

Quoted @BL_Americas

We're excited to have a VIP new reader on our books. Glad to see he's appropriately attired for the British Library reading rooms. https://t.co/7yU7MC6r8O

We're excited to have a VIP new reader on our books. Glad to see he's appropriately attired for the British Library reading rooms. https://t.co/7yU7MC6r8O

One for @pippavirdee - he's moved! https://t.co/t3wZPt3MLr

I'm consolidating my (re)drafts into one master thesis document today - any tips? #AcademicTwitter #phdchat #phdlife @CDPConnect @DMUHistory

Would anyone be willing to talk to my students for 15 minutes about legal issues in sports arising from COVID?

Quoted @VandySoccer

.@SEC championship goalkeeper and presidential inauguration participant. We’re proud of you, @SarahFuller_27. #VandyUnited | #AnchorDown https://t.co/VUfnuospcU

A female American football player as part of the inauguration celebrations. So cool. https://t.co/WrUijqLNvz

Hi #twitterstorians, I have a small amount of paid research assistant work available on theme of travel to/from Rome c. 400-1400. May be split between more than one person, may suit current/recent PGRs with interest in pilgrimage, crusades, Byzantine Empire, please DM for details

An unfortunate individual getting up close and personal with a dragon's teeth outside Cattedrale Santa Maria Matricolare, Verona 🇮🇹 #TeethInChurches #AnimalsInChurches https://t.co/n21foOB28l

An unfortunate individual getting up close and personal with a dragon's teeth outside Cattedrale Santa Maria Matricolare, Verona 🇮🇹 #TeethInChurches #AnimalsInChurches https://t.co/n21foOB28l

One for #AnimalsInChurches #TeethInChurches: a lion showing a fine set in the cloisters at Jerónimos Monastery, Belem, just outside Lisbon🇵🇹 https://t.co/vf5ucVnlT8

One for #AnimalsInChurches #TeethInChurches: a lion showing a fine set in the cloisters at Jerónimos Monastery, Belem, just outside Lisbon🇵🇹 https://t.co/vf5ucVnlT8

New podcast from @WinchesterHods featuring @artcath & @MadelaineCSmith, talking about their local explorations during #Lockdown and how this led to their #Postbox project https://t.co/AzAszuYxjj

Today's podcast is perfect for #lockdown, since it offers you something different to do during your daily exercise! In Plain Sight: The Treasures all Around Us! https://t.co/klVjfSTPbk

ICSHC
2 days ago
Dr Neil Carter from the @ICSHC @dmuleicester has written the newly published Oxford Dictionary of National Biography @odnb entry for the former England, Lincoln City, Watford, Aston Villa and Wolves Manager, Graham Taylor. #sportshistory https://t.co/so07jLbFZD https://t.co/1x9qo6mr6U

Dr Neil Carter from the @ICSHC @dmuleicester has written the newly published Oxford Dictionary of National Biography @odnb entry for the former England, Lincoln City, Watford, Aston Villa and Wolves Manager, Graham Taylor. #sportshistory https://t.co/so07jLbFZD https://t.co/1x9qo6mr6U

Quoted @histbites

Our final podcast of Season 2 will be released tomorrow and it is a lovely conversation between @MadelaineCSmith and @artcath In this episode they discuss the #postboxchallenge - a fascinating insight to social history & #lockdownlife PS Season 3 for us begins 3 March https://t.co/LEARgcrkRr

Our final podcast of Season 2 will be released tomorrow and it is a lovely conversation between @MadelaineCSmith and @artcath

In this episode they discuss the #postboxchallenge - a fascinating insight to social history & #lockdownlife 

 PS Season 3 for us begins 3 March https://t.co/LEARgcrkRr

Looking forward to the first podcast from @artcath and @MadelaineCSmith - the first of many, I hope. #postboxchallenge #lockdownlife #winchester https://t.co/JguJBmaofN

Quoted @OldLondonW14

I think the City of London & East has the lion share of beautiful London churches. But what are your favourites in West London? I like St Luke’s Chelsea. Designed by James Savage in 1819 and is significant as its one of the earliest Gothic Revival churches in London. https://t.co/AjuVbULzHV

I think the City of London & East has the lion share of beautiful London churches. But what are your favourites in West London? I like St Luke’s Chelsea. Designed by James Savage in 1819 and is significant as its one of the earliest Gothic Revival churches in London. https://t.co/AjuVbULzHV

One for @annarbrooke for whom this is a very special church. https://t.co/9iUkS1XT8b

Quoted @WimbledonMuseum

With all this spare time, and for those inclined, we can pamper ourselves with a home manicure. Wouldn't it be lovely to use this sterling silver set, manufactured in Birmingham c1930? Just one of our collection's tennis themed household items. #TennisRackets #Manicure #SelfCare https://t.co/CLgizFxfwV

With all this spare time, and for those inclined, we can pamper ourselves with a home manicure. Wouldn't it be lovely to use this sterling silver set, manufactured in Birmingham c1930? Just one of our collection's tennis themed household items. #TennisRackets #Manicure #SelfCare https://t.co/CLgizFxfwV

One for @artcath https://t.co/1IOsN8EqHI

Durham History Research Seminars for the rest of the year. Open to all! Follow me for the registration links. https://t.co/c9aTIaKwEc

Durham History Research Seminars for the rest of the year. Open to all! Follow me for the registration links. https://t.co/c9aTIaKwEc

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