“Radicals have planned them and protagonists have nearly always tried to steer them, but real revolutions nonetheless involve a considerable element of surprise.” Rebecca Spang introduces the new Virtual Special Issue of HWJ, on revolutions.
“The future belongs to Socialism, that is, primarily, to the worker and to women.” A book titled Women and Socialism written by a man may not seem promising to us in 2019. Yet August Bebel, one of the founders of the German Social Democratic Party and its chairman until his […]
This Virtual Special Issue of History Workshop Journal brings together 18 articles on the history of sexualities.
How does CN Lester’s ‘Trans Like Me’ offer radical new perspectives on the integral relationship between feminism and trans rights? Onni Gust investigates as part of HWO’s Remembering Stonewall feature.
Listen to Yasmin Khan explore some of the most marginal and forgotten voices in British Second World War history, in her 2019 Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture on “Women on the Frontline of Empire”.
Not just nostalgia: family historians are at the forefront of challenges to traditional histories that are ‘gendered, classed, raced and heteronormative’, argues public historian Tanya Evans.
Book your tickets now for the Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture. This year, Yasmin Khan speaks on ‘Women On The Frontline Of Empire’: a feminist history of the Second World War – 7 March 2019 at Queen Mary University of London
Alice Billington explores a historical culture of secrecy that still informs ideas about menstruation today
‘Should one choose to be a mother?’ The dilemma of motherhood in a world of economic and cultural risk.
How did demands for the liberation of women emerge from the tumult of radical protest?