Editors’ Blog
New Ruskin Archives Website Launched

New Ruskin Archives Website Launched

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

October 25, 2013 - 0 Comments

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

New Ruskin Archives

New Ruskin Archives

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

History Workshop Journal Vol.75 Issue 1 Spring 2013

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

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.

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Come on Ruskin: Do the Right Thing

November 5, 2012 - 10 Comments

HWO Editor Toby Butler, a former student of Ruskin College, shares his reaction to the destruction of Ruskin’s student records


Archives: A House on Fire?

October 17, 2012 - 3 Comments

Anne Summers writes about 2012′s shutdowns, sales and destruction of archival resources in Britain, a year that has exceeded any pessimist’s wildest imaginings…


Memories of Eric Hobsbawm

October 11, 2012 - 0 Comments

A tribute to Eric Hobsbawn, by David Feldman, of Birkbeck College, London

Ruskin Governors

Ruskin Governors’ Meeting

October 8, 2012 - 1 Comment

Information on how to contact the governors at Ruskin College regarding the future of the Ruskin archives

Ruskin College

Whose Archive? Whose History? Destruction of Archives at Ruskin College, Oxford

October 4, 2012 - 77 Comments

News from Hilda Kean, former Dean of Ruskin College, that archival material from Ruskin’s past is being destroyed