From #MeToo to migrant solidarity, HWO editors select ten moments in which radical history was made in 2018
The British Empire was built on economic and racial exploitation and now that debt must be recognised, writes Gurminder K. Bhambra.
What books most inspired your radical imagination in 2018? History Workshop’s editors weigh in with an end-of-year roundup of their favourite reads.
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.
Next year, on July 12th and 13th, Hertford College, Oxford will host an exciting conference connecting Irish campaigners and historians to discuss Activist Histories of Ireland.
Seamus Flaherty on the history of a word which has surged back into public discourse this year.
How can the forgotten archive of Irish-Jewish writer, Leslie Daiken, illuminate the radical networks and transnational solidarity of the Irish Left in the 1930s?
What can history tell us about the politics of monetary innovations like cryptocurrencies? Rebecca Spang looks back to the era of the French Revolution to explore “billets de confidence” – local, decentralised bills of exchange.
In this episode of the History Workshop podcast, Rebecca Spang looks back to the era of the French Revolution to explore the power dynamics of decentralized currencies.
Homes fit for Heroes Centenary Conference: Learning from 1919 Call for Papers (closes: 5th January 2019) This conference is convened by the Learning from 1919 Steering Group in partnership with the Institute of Historical Research to commemorate the centenary of the passage of the 1919 Housing Act and the Homes […]