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Radical Object: The Common Man’s Gandhi Cap

The current Indian election has seen a re-invention of the country’s most politically iconic headwear. The old Gandhi cap, a symbol of India’s...

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‘Freedom’ 1886-2014: An Obituary

A subscriber to Freedom for more than fifty years, David Goodway laments the end of one of the world's oldest left-wing papers...

Desert Island Histories: Sheena Evans

Desert Island Histories: Sheena Evans

Desert Islands Histories from Sheena Evans...

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Gendered Clothing Legislation & Trans Experience in Guyana

Diana Paton and Gemma Romain on the rejection of the appeal by four Guyanese trans persons who had been convicted of wearing female clothing in a...

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Archiving and Commemorating Japan’s Triple Disaster

How can historians respond to national disasters? To mark the third anniversary of the 3.11 disaster in Japan, History Workshop Online asked Nick...

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The current Indian election has seen a re-invention of the country’s most politically iconic headwear. The old Gandhi cap, a symbol of India’s non-violent pursuit of self-reliance and independence, has been revived – not, as Andrew Whitehead explains, by the Congress party with which Gandhi was once associated but by a new, insurgent political party


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A subscriber to Freedom for more than fifty years, David Goodway laments the end of one of the world’s oldest left-wing papers


Desert Island Histories: Chris A. Williams

Desert Island Histories from Chris A. Williams


Desert Island Histories: Sheena Evans

Desert Islands Histories from Sheena Evans


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New Ruskin Archives Website Launched

By Toby Butler - November 28, 2013 (0 Comments)

Academics, historians and former staff and students of Ruskin College in Oxford have launched a new online archive to record and crowd-source historical information about past students, following the controversial destruction of the college student records in 2012

History Workshop Journal Issue 76

By Toby Butler - October 25, 2013 (0 Comments)

Information about the recently-released issue 76 of the History Workshop Journal

New Ruskin Archives

By Toby Butler - July 10, 2013 (7 Comments)

Call for help to restore some of the damage done to the historical record by establishing an online database to trace the lives and achievements of past Ruskin students

History Workshop Journal Vol.75 Issue 1 Spring 2013

By admin - April 1, 2013 (0 Comments)

Table of Contents of the latest issue of the History Workshop Journal, Volume 75, Issue 1, Spring 2013

Open Access: History Workshop Journal’s Response

By admin - December 14, 2012 (0 Comments)

The History Workshop Journal collective has agreed to support the following statement on position in relation to open access in response to the Finch Report, along with the editors of many other UK-based history journals.