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 Islands Histories from Sheena Evans.
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
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.
John Morris, historian and member of the Board of Directors of Miyagi Shiryō Net asks, what can historians do in the face of overwhelming disaster?
Nick Kapur on the The Digital Archive of Japan’s 2011 Disasters, a project at the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University
Eli Zaretsky’s Desert Island Histories.
As the centenary approaches of the outbreak of the First World War, Simon Buck of Eastside Community Heritage invites support for a local initiative in London’s East End to remember the treatment meted out to the tens of thousands of German nationals living in Britain at that time
Sally-Ann Ashton on the evocative symbol of the black fist Afro comb
The birth certificate and birthday card of transgender activist, actress and fashion model, April Ashley, whose life is celebrated in an exhibition at the Museum of Liverpool until 21 September 2014