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‘Freedom’ 1886-2014: An Obituary

April 12, 2014 - 5 Comments

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


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Gendered Clothing Legislation & Trans Experience in Guyana

March 21, 2014 - 0 Comments

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 public place by the Supreme Court of Guyana


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Archiving and Commemorating Japan’s Triple Disaster

March 11, 2014 - 0 Comments

How can historians respond to national disasters? To mark the third anniversary of the 3.11 disaster in Japan, History Workshop Online asked Nick Kapur and John Morris to write about two projects that they have been centrally involved in.


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Historians in the Face of Disaster: History as a form of Psychosocial Support after 3.11 in Miyagi, Japan

March 11, 2014 - 1 Comment

John Morris, historian and member of the Board of Directors of Miyagi Shiryō Net asks, what can historians do in the face of overwhelming disaster?


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An Open Source, Participatory Digital Archive: The Digital Archive of Japan’s 2011 Disasters

March 11, 2014 - 2 Comments

Nick Kapur writes about the The Digital Archive of Japan’s 2011 Disasters, a project of the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University


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Desert Island Histories: Eli Zaretsky

February 24, 2014 - 0 Comments

Eli Zaretsky’s Desert Island Histories


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Little Germany, Stratford 1914

February 17, 2014 - 1 Comment

As the centenary approaches of the outbreak of the First World War, Simon Buck of Eastside Community Heritage invites support for a local initiative in London’s East End to remember the treatment meted out to the tens of thousands of German nationals living in Britain at that time


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Radical Objects: The Black Fist Afro Comb

February 10, 2014 - 1 Comment

Sally-Ann Ashton on the evocative symbol of the black fist Afro comb


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Radical Objects: April Ashley’s Birth Certificate & Birthday Card

February 1, 2014 - 1 Comment

The birth certificate and birthday card of transgender activist, actress and fashion model, April Ashley, whose life is celebrated in an exhibition at the Museum of Liverpool until 21 September 2014


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Unofficial Histories Conference 2014: Call for Papers

January 27, 2014 - 1 Comment

Call for Participation for the third Unofficial Histories conference, to be held on Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th June 2014 in Huddersfield, UK