The current Canadian federal election campaign has given rise to heated debates over veiling and anti-Muslim attitudes. We asked a group of Canadian graduate students and their professors at the University of Victoria in British Columbia to share their thoughts.
The UNHCR reported that in the first six months of this year 1,867 people died attempting the crossing, with the toll rising weekly throughout the summer to hit over 2,600 by the beginning of September.
Bart van der Steen discusses the role and importance of the crowbar in the act of squatting, in Amsterdam and beyond.
Vera Mackie on the paper crane, and its development from Japanese folk practice to a symbol of anti-nuclear activism.
The story of archiving the papers of Trade Unionist Dennis Delay, by Sam Patterson
Dr Vannessa Hearman on the democratic transition and human rights abuses in Indonesia
In March 2014 a group of historians at the University of Birmingham launched a new Centre for Modern British Studies: MBS@Birmingham
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 from James Vernon
The Indian election has seen a re-invention of the country’s most politically iconic headwear.