Jennifer Davis finds historical precedent for the tragedy at Grenfell Tower in Victorian era Kensington’s Jennings’ Buildings.
The political schism is often dubbed “Red versus Yellow” due to the colour of the t-shirts worn by the two rival movements.
A new exhibition, Gay UK: Love, Law and Liberty, runs at the British Library from 2 June – 19 September 2017
Anna Maria Radcliffe created a bed sheet that functioned as an instrument of personal and communal memory, and as an agent of religious and political resistance.
The deadline of 30th June to register for the Oral History Society annual conference at Leeds Trinity University is fast approaching.
Onni Gust discusses curating the ‘Threads of Empire’ exhibition at the University of Nottingham and the politics of culture.
In this episode, activists and historians discuss the UK housing crisis in contemporary and historical perspective.
On the 100th anniversary of this historic Labour and Socialist Convention, the Ford-Maguire Society and Leeds TUC are holding a one-day event at the Swarthmore Centre in Leeds on Saturday 3 June 2017 from 10-4pm.
Protest, Power & Change is the theme of the 2017 Peace History Conference.
HWO is seeking to appoint one or two Editorial Fellows to assist in the running of our website, social media channels, and podcast. Applications due 5pm 30 June 2017.