‘It soon come’, runs the refrain in Linton Kwesi Johnson’s 1974 poem ‘Time Come’. Date 06 Jun 2019, 18:30 to 06 Jun 2019, 20:00 Venue Arts 2 Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS Booking Here ‘It soon come / look out! look […]
How was violence essential to sustaining the British Empire, and why is teaching this imperative in today’s world? Listen to the latest episode History Workshop Podcast.
Jessica Hinchy writes on how colonial officials sought to eliminate and ‘fix’ the gender identity of ‘Hijras’, who are often termed ‘transgender’, and the contemporary resonance of this process.
What did Peterloo mean in an international context? Shirin Hirsch investigates the connections between Peterloo and a global struggle for freedom.
Tyler West explores the history of white supremacy in New Zealand in the wake of the Christchurch attack.
‘Stolen’, ‘plundered’ and ‘more than art’. Meg Foster looks at the living spiritual and cultural meanings of ‘objects’ featured in the Oceania exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts.
A packed programme for Spring 2019 with the Psychoanalysis and History seminar at the Institute of Historical Research.
The British Empire was built on economic and racial exploitation and now that debt must be recognised, writes Gurminder K. Bhambra.
How is the Anthropocene – the epoch in which humans have become a major force changing earth systems – changing the nature of historians’ evidence base?
What does a family of wealthy philanthropists have to do with a gang of drug traffickers? The intertwined relationship between prominent businesses and criminal traffickers is probably as old as trade itself.