Manisha Sinha on Spielberg’s mythic rather than historical Lincoln, and missed opportunities to uncover the complex history of emancipation.
Are historians are well placed to play a more important role in policy making, as Pamela Cox (a senior lecturer in Sociology at the University of Essex) argues? Please post your comments and join the discussion!
Josie McLellan writes on Open Access, and the potentially dramatic consequences, not only for the dissemination of research results, but for how they are produced and published.
A report by Susie Christensen from ‘Psychoanalysis in the Age of Totalitarianism’ held on 21st-22nd September 2012 at the Wellcome Collection Conference Centre, London.
While some valuable material is now saved from acts of philistinism the destruction of Ruskin’s past has not yet finished.
The thirty years between the Russian Revolution and Stalin’s destruction of Yiddish culture produced some of the best writing in Yiddish, little of which has been translated into English.
A review of The Last Hunters: The Crab Fishermen of Cromer, an account of the Norfolk crab fishing industry
A short review of the life of A.M. Fernando, the first an Aboriginal Australian activist to present the Aboriginal cause directly to the European public in the 1920’s
A review, written by Ross Bradshaw, of the special issue of The Spokesman, comprising of a set of essays on aspects of Ken Coates’ life, who was editor of the journal for forty years
A review of the British Library exhibition ‘Writing Britain: Wastelands to Wonderlands’, which runs until 25th September 2012