How might historical research into past abuse serve the ends of restorative justice? Katherine O’Donnell and Claire McGettrick of Justice for Magdalenes Research discuss their work recovering the history of the women and girls who passed through Ireland’s Magdalene laundries in this episode of the History Workshop podcast.
Author: Marybeth Hamilton
Can the migrant detention centres employed by the Trump administration on the US/Mexico border be legitimately labelled “concentration camps”? Historian Dan Stone explores the history of the concentration camp and of its use in political discourse in this episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
As part of HWO’s ‘Remembering Stonewall’ feature, writer and activist Nivea Castro recounts her own memories of the riot in New York City in 1969.
How do our family stories shape our sense of what constitutes “history”? The historian Julia Laite explores.
Author Emma Darwin discusses trying, and failing, to write a novel about her insanely eminent family.
What books most inspired your radical imagination in 2018? History Workshop’s editors weigh in with an end-of-year roundup of their favourite reads.
How did demands for the liberation of women emerge from the tumult of radical protest?
Marybeth Hamilton on Valerie Solanas’ the SCUM Manifesto for the Society for Cutting up Men.
In this episode, the first in a series, we turn to historic passions: the strong and sometimes obsessive pull of curiosity about the past. Hear Marybeth Hamilton’s interview with Nell Irvin Painter, visual artist, author and historian.
A special free-access issue bringing together twenty-four essays published as part of the “Historic Passions” occasional feature in History Workshop Journal.