We have to rethink history. We have to question it and change paradigms to make our national history more inclusive.
Histories of the Present
Rather than righting the wrongs of the past, the pardon exploits LGBTQ issues and people, a perverse outcome of the Conservative government’s ongoing attempt to appear progressive, inclusive, and LGBTQ friendly.
The burkini furore is another disappointing reminder that women’s bodies and appearances remain more relevant (and newsworthy) than women’s intellects and voices.
Ideas of the unconscious, repression, regression and the ego are the very ones we need to understand the challenges we face today.
Filmmaker Enrica Colusso explores regeneration and community at south London’s now demolished Heygate Estate in her film Home Sweet Home and interactive multimedia project Ghost Town.
What would a British history syllabus for Brexiteers look like?
Changing the Landscape is a contemporary visual arts project that interprets one individual account of the lived experience in the trenches, five months before the start of the Battle of the Somme.
Placing emphasis on “official confirmation” of truth highlights the danger of placing unequivocal trust in officials to act as arbiters between fact and fiction.
The flourishing of feminist bookshops was made possible by some factors unique to the 1970s and 80s. It was not, however, the political opposition that destroyed most of the radical bookshops by the end of the 1990s.
The practice of making programmes popular has been deliberately woven into the DNA of the BBC since the Second World War.