A new digital resource allowing users to explore former sites of Jewish memory in East London went online this week. On it you will find audio interviews, photographs, and essays about more than 70 sites (we hope to include more in future) that consistently appear in people’s recollections of Jewish East London. The memory map aims to create a lasting document of both the history and memory traces of the Jewish East End and attempts to bring the stories and memories of this rapidly vanishing landscape to new audiences.
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This conference will explore, analyse, and debate the ways in which morality and ideas of social and economic progress have been entwined in the past and resonate today. Morality and its relationship to economic behaviour has long fascinated historians and social scientists, as evidenced in works of classical political economy through to the study of social movements and political activism.
With this conference, we want to rethink the movements that Stonewall supposedly spawned in Europe. Join us to explore the national, European and transnational factors that gave rise to gay liberation.
Why are we so interested in family secrets? How should family historians deal with the things previous generations wished to keep hidden? And why are historians increasingly drawn to family history and stories of family?
Join a panel of experts working on the borders of family history and history to discuss ‘Home Truths: secrets and discoveries in family history’.
A one-day conference at the Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London, Saturday 7th December 2019
Thursday 14 November 2019 5.15 – 7.15pm Bancroft Building Room 3.24, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Campus, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS All welcome, no need to book Speakers: Tania Gessi and Ted Sale, Roma Stories Oral History Project Respondents: Graham Smith (Newcastle University), Becky Taylor (University […]
How can walking productively inform the work of historical scholarship?
Solitude is both timeless and historical, a human universal that is understood and experienced differently over time. These seminar meetings examine the changing contours of solitude from antiquity to the present.
History Workshop Journal and History Workshop Online (HWO) are seeking to appoint one early career Editorial Fellow to assist in the running of the HWO website, social media channels and podcast.
CFP: Stonewall 50 years on: Gay Liberation and Lesbian Feminism in its European Context