What value do the lessons of the past have in shaping strategies for managing the COVID-19 outbreak? In this article, Guillaume Lachenal and Gaëtan Thomas argue that an over-reliance on the allure of ‘pandemic precedents’ needs to be replaced with an enhanced understanding of the capacity of present crises to resist historical interpretation.
History Workshop Journal and History Workshop Online (HWO) are seeking to appoint one early career Editorial Fellow to assist in the running of the HWO website, social media channels and podcast.
Celebrate Karl Marx’s 200th birthday with 10 stops on a new History Workshop audio tour of Marx’s London
‘Should one choose to be a mother?’ The dilemma of motherhood in a world of economic and cultural risk.
In the final part of our series on the UCU pensions dispute, two members of university staff reflect on higher education hierarchies, media portrayals of striking workers, and the implications for non-teaching staff members.
On the final day of a fourteen day strike across UK universities against cuts to pensions, four historians discuss camaraderie, solidarity and picket line poetry, and consider how to build on the achievements of the past four weeks.
As students occupy and vice-chancellors U-turn during a 14-day strike across UK universities against cuts to pensions, 6 lecturers, professors, and undergraduates share strike stories of exploitation, marketisation, and mobilisation.
Mary Wollstonecraft was a pioneering advocate for human rights and philosopher. Why isn’t she better remembered?
As statues spark controversy, Laura Leonard critically examines how white supremacists in Charlottesville, as well as critics of the ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ campaign, have invoked heritage as a legitimising language.
The Peace History Conference and the Working Class Movement Library present a day exploring the effects of the Russian Revolutions on the British labour and peace movements.