What would a British history syllabus for Brexiteers look like?
Histories of the Present
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.
On Thursday 12th May 2016, the Mass Observation Archive is repeating this call for people from across the country, including readers of History Workshop Online, to submit an account of their day to the Archive.
Sarah Jackson and public historian Sara Huws, along with a team of volunteers, are working towards creating an East End Women’s Museum following protests at the opening of a Jack the Ripper Museum on Cable Street, London.
It is fruitful to explore the longer histories of debates that have come to define today’s NHS, and recurrent themes of ‘crisis’, says Andrew Seaton [Updated with a response from Mathew Thomson]
What do we mean when we use the term ‘brainwashing’, so redolent of the ideological struggle of the Cold War?
Why does aazadi (freedom) connote sedition in post-independence India? On the same day that Kanhaiya Kumar reclaimed this word in a stirring speech after his release from jail, Chitralekha Zutshi reflects on the usage and meanings of aazadi.