Katherine Roscoe explores how digital crime history is underpinned by whiteness and often masks the complex histories of Asian, aboriginal and black ‘criminals’.
We asked History Workshop journal and online editors what books they have particularly enjoyed over the summer, and share their responses here to give you some inspiration in compiling your own reading lists, whether you have a last-minute break planned, or you want to stock up for the autumn (or spring, for our southern hemisphere friends!). Happy reading.
Andrew Whitehead writes on the long and troubled history of the Indian relationship with Kashmir and its future directions, amidst the current violence and legal and political changes.
“The future belongs to Socialism, that is, primarily, to the worker and to women.” A book titled Women and Socialism written by a man may not seem promising to us in 2019. Yet August Bebel, one of the founders of the German Social Democratic Party and its chairman until his […]
In the year marking the 50th anniversaries of both the Stonewall Riots in the US and West Germany’s decriminalization of male homosexuality, the Gay Museum Berlin has launched an exhibition exploring those transatlantic connections. Christopher Ewing explores, in conversation with the exhibition’s co-curator, Birgit Bosold.
History Workshop Journal and History Workshop Online (HWO) are seeking to appoint one early career Editorial Fellow to assist in the running of the HWO website, social media channels and podcast.
After the Conservative Party leadership election, and on the eve of the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, David Hitchcock argues that the Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s persona is animated by a picaresque politics that is closely allied to tropes of early-modern roguishness.
James Grannell explores the important role that Gay Health Action played in demystifying information about HIV and AIDS prevention in 1980s Ireland. GHA’s matter-of-fact publications sought to ‘meet people where they were’.
Delving into Sri Lanka’s colonial past, Shamara Wettimuny shows how the ‘Easter attacks’, or recent anti-Muslim violence has its roots in the ethno-nationalistic paradigm of the island.
Why has commemoration tended to deprive the Tolpuddle martyrs of their political acumen and capable militancy? To coincide with the annual Tolpuddle Martyr’s Festival, Tom Scriven explores omissions from the ‘martyrdom narrative’ of the six Dorchester labourers who are at the centre of these events.