Decolonising History teaching and research at SOAS, a London based institution that uniquely teaches only non-Western histories requires an approach that is non-eurocentric but at the same time ensures that local communities and organisations are active partners in knowledge production and dissemination.
History at Large
The streets of Haringey, north London, hide an intriguing history of First World War peace activism. Joanna Bornat explores a walking tour of forgotten sites of conscientious objection.
In March 1943, 173 people were crushed to death as they took shelter in Bethnal Green’s underground station. Toby Butler led a project remembering the disaster.
The story of archiving the papers of Trade Unionist Dennis Delay, by Sam Patterson
In March 2014 a group of historians at the University of Birmingham launched a new Centre for Modern British Studies: MBS@Birmingham
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
A previously unpublished paper written by E P Thompson in 1987, and presented at the History and Society Program of the University of Minnesota during the 1987-1988 academic year.
Historian and columnist Ramachandra Guha on the memorialisation of the Partition in India
Neil Dymond-Green on the Invisible Histories oral history project at the Working Class Movement Library, Salford, UK
The discovery of 60 volumes of diaries belonging to suffrage society activist Kate Parry Frye, has allowed author Elizabeth Crawford to shine new light on the work of New Constitutional Society for Women’s Suffrage during the period 1911 to 1915