While drawing direct parallels to the modern day might be misleading, present-day Germany’s migration debates shares strong underlying themes with the fall of East Germany. The impact of push and pull factors, as well as the role that home and destination countries play in establishing them, continue to matter.
As far right populism resurges in Europe, Neil Gregor reflects on what the British public could learn from an exhibition on right wing extremism in Germany since 1945
Only two organisations can claim a direct line of descent from the Communist Party of Great Britain: Unlock Democracy and the Socialist History Society.
This article by Sarah Wise in the most recent issue of History Workshop Journal is freely available only for the month of April, 2017.
While trade unionism had long been dominated by the voices and experiences of men, an 1875 strike in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire was different.
‘Archives of feeling’ are fundamental to our understanding of intersecting social and intimate lives – past and present.
Thousands of US soldiers protested and dissented against the Vietnam War. Their letters are windows into that hidden history.
Homosexuals needed to communicate, they needed to debate and, most important of all, they needed to organize.
Tristram Hunt in conversation with Gareth Stedman Jones about his new biography – Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion.
In ‘Fallen Women,’ an exhibition held at the Foundling Museum, curators attempted, rather ambitiously, to explore this depiction of fallen women in period art.