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?
Marybeth Hamilton on Valerie Solanas’ the SCUM Manifesto for the Society for Cutting up Men.
Continuing our History Workshop World Cup series, Tim Tate explores early attempts to establish women’s football as an international sport.
A special free-access issue of History Workshop Journal brings together seventeen articles, spanning almost forty years, addressing the use of psychoanalysis as historical explanation.
The Republic of Ireland stands on the brink of its referendum on abortion. Ann Rossiter reports from the campaign trail on the long road to bodily autonomy in Ireland and an opportunity for change