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Denis Delay: Docker, Trade Unionist and Writer

June 23, 2014 - 3 Comments

The story of archiving the papers of Trade Unionist Dennis Delay, by Sam Patterson


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Battling Impunity in the Indonesian Elections

June 16, 2014 - 1 Comment

Dr Vannessa Hearman on the democratic transition and human rights abuses in Indonesia


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New Centre for Modern British Studies

May 22, 2014 - 0 Comments

In March 2014 a group of historians at the University of Birmingham launched a new Centre for Modern British Studies: MBS@Birmingham


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Radical Objects: The London Policeman Songsheet

May 6, 2014 - 1 Comment

The London Policeman songsheet, the Miner’s Strike and the Battle of Orgreave by Catherine Robins from the Working Class Movement Library


Desert Island Histories: James Vernon

Desert Island Histories: James Vernon

May 1, 2014 - 0 Comments

Desert Island Histories from James Vernon


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Radical Objects: The Common Man’s Gandhi Cap

April 17, 2014 - 0 Comments

The current Indian election has seen a re-invention of the country’s most politically iconic headwear. The old Gandhi cap, a symbol of India’s non-violent pursuit of self-reliance and independence, has been revived – not, as Andrew Whitehead explains, by the Congress party with which Gandhi was once associated but by a new, insurgent political party


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‘Freedom’ 1886-2014: An Obituary

April 12, 2014 - 6 Comments

A subscriber to Freedom for more than fifty years, David Goodway laments the end of one of the world’s oldest left-wing papers


Desert Island Histories: Sheena Evans

Desert Island Histories: Sheena Evans

April 1, 2014 - 0 Comments

Desert Islands Histories from Sheena Evans


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Gendered Clothing Legislation & Trans Experience in Guyana

March 21, 2014 - 0 Comments

Diana Paton and Gemma Romain on the rejection of the appeal by four Guyanese trans persons who had been convicted of wearing female clothing in a public place by the Supreme Court of Guyana


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Archiving and Commemorating Japan’s Triple Disaster

March 11, 2014 - 0 Comments

How can historians respond to national disasters? To mark the third anniversary of the 3.11 disaster in Japan, History Workshop Online asked Nick Kapur and John Morris to write about two projects that they have been centrally involved in.