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The project is funded by a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award

It aims at establishing a network of ECRs researching covert action in US and UK history and at engaging secondary schools students and teachers.

Let's bring covert action to the classroom.

Project contacts:

Luca Trenta

Department of Political and Cultural Studies

College of Arts and Humanities,

Swansea University,

Singleton Park,



Tel: +441792602633




19th July: Teachers Training, CPD event for Politics, History and Welsh Baccalaureate teachers, Swansea University.


20th June, Children, Young People and Democracy in Wales, Workshop, Senedd Cardiff.

7th March, SEREN Network Masterclass: drones and targets killing, Rhondda Cynon Taff/ Merthyr Tydfil Seren Hub

19th December, Year 9: Aspiring to Higher Education Conference, Workshop, Swansea University.

23rd November, Being Human Festival, The Cuban Missile Crisis at 55, Masterclass. 

17th October, National Assembly for Wales: Gorwel Masterclass on the origins of British and American intelligence with Dr Huw Bennett.

14th October, Workshop on Leadership Qualities, Hillary Clinton's visit to Swansea University.

15th September, Out of the Shadows Conference 2017, Swansea University.

26th June, Bishop Vaughan Catholic School: Seminar on electoral interference


22nd May, London, Friends House

Out of the Shadows Workshop: Researching covert action

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