This month’s HWO feature reminds us that the history of HIV and AIDS is contentious, and to understand what is happening to the history of HIV now, we need to continue to think about the politics of our contemporary world, who gets to produce representations of the past and whose stories enter our public consciousness.
Katie Donnington writes about the Legacies of British Slave-ownership project and the launch of the British Slave-ownership database, which has seen renewed interest in the issues of transatlantic slavery and the acknowledgement of this history in the process of reconciliation.
In this month’s feature, we asked Jordana Silverstein, Sander Gilman and Zhou Xun to reflect on the timeliness of historical memory through the lens of the Holocaust.
Laura Stewart and Lloyd Bowen offer historical perspectives on the debates surrounding this month’s referendum on Scottish independence, and on the issue of Welsh sovereignty
Desert Island Histories from James Vernon
Desert Island Histories from Chris A. Williams.
Desert Islands Histories from Sheena Evans.
Eli Zaretsky’s Desert Island Histories.
Deborah Cohen’s relentlessly compelling book Family Secrets unravels a complex and tangled history of how privacy, secrecy, and shame colluded and collided in the making of modern British family life
Roundtable discussion by David Vincent