How did working-class mothers during the Industrial Revolution combine waged labour with childcare? Melanie Reynolds explores little-known practices of women caring for their children in factories and mills
The 2018 Winter Conference at the Institute of Historical Research brings together leading researchers to explore the history of domestic life.
Mary Wollstonecraft was a pioneering advocate for human rights and philosopher. Why isn’t she better remembered?
Protesters from the US, UK, Canada and Ireland reflect on the Women’s March of 21 January 2017.
A special, free-access compilation of articles on South Asian history from History Workshop Journal
Protestors from around the world share their thoughts and experiences of the Women’s March, 21 January 2017.
January 21, 2017 witnessed the largest one-day protest led by women that the world has ever seen. We want to help preserve the spirit, energy, hope and optimism of that day by asking those who attended the march to submit their thoughts, impressions and memories of the day.
Tristram Hunt in conversation with Gareth Stedman Jones about his new biography – Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion.
The flourishing of feminist bookshops was made possible by some factors unique to the 1970s and 80s. It was not, however, the political opposition that destroyed most of the radical bookshops by the end of the 1990s.
‘What is the History of Sexuality?’ at Birkbeck brought together doctoral students from across the world, and was an opportunity for their innovative research to be critiqued and developed through discussion with scholars in the field.