In the context of the ongoing fallout of the Salisbury nerve attack, Ulf Schmidt & David Peace explore the troubling history of the British state’s relationship with chemical weapons and secret science.
Rebecca Spang will use her work on the birth of modern money, and modern politics, during the time of the French Revolution, to talk about contemporary monetary innovations like cryptocurrencies and recent policy attempts at addressing inequality.
In light of the recent “Windrush scandal”, Kennetta Hammond Perry asks what aspects of British history are extolled, and which facets remain illegible in popular renditions of the Windrush narrative – and offers up alternative “usable pasts” to understand Black people’s relationship to British citizenship.
What is the history behind the global plastics crisis and what are the solutions? Simon Pirani argues that we need to look at technological systems and social and economic systems in which they are embedded.
Secretary of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign Bernard Regan gives an activist’s perspective on the history of the Cuban Revolution and explains why the Campaign continues to fight today.
Ian Gwinn on the ways the Stone Roses encountered an earlier generation of counterculture.
History Workshop Journal and History Workshop Online (HWO) are seeking to appoint three Editorial Fellows to join our radical history magazine.
Oisín Wall on the Anti-University at 49 Rivington Street for our Remembering 1968 feature.
How did demands for the liberation of women emerge from the tumult of radical protest?
An oral history of the Centreprise co-operative has captured the feelings, emotions, experiences and dilemmas of the people who created this social experiment