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Tributes paid after Post columnist and Birmingham historian Chris Upton dies

Dr Chris Upton, Reader in Public History at Newman University, died on Thursday 1 October at the age of 61 after a battle with cancer.

Chris had played an important role in making history accessible to a wide public in books, through the media, community projects and teaching.

He was well-known at Birmingham University where he was an honorary fellow and a contributor to seminars and public lectures in History and Cultures, the School of Education and Barber Institute.

For more information see: http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/news/regional-affairs/tributes-paid-after-post-columnist-10183385

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