These are strange times in the politics of the police. In a companion piece to his History Workshop Journal article, Jonah Miller explores the historical background to debates over stop and search.
‘Family history lends a different perspective’. Family historian Janet Coles on tracing her Huguenot refugee ancestry.
Celebrate Karl Marx’s 200th birthday with 10 stops on a new History Workshop audio tour of Marx’s London
Oisín Wall on the Anti-University at 49 Rivington Street for our Remembering 1968 feature.
In the last instalment in our History Workshop World Cup series, John Hughson explores England’s World Cup in the context of the “Swinging Sixties”, and the untold stories of the women around the England team.
The Poster Workshop was the first of the radical screen-printing workshops in London, and its posters offer a mirror to the political preoccupations of the times.
Mary Wollstonecraft was a pioneering advocate for human rights and philosopher. Why isn’t she better remembered?
Jennifer Davis finds historical precedent for the tragedy at Grenfell Tower in Victorian era Kensington’s Jennings’ Buildings.
In this episode, activists and historians discuss the UK housing crisis in contemporary and historical perspective.
This article by Sarah Wise in the most recent issue of History Workshop Journal is freely available only for the month of April, 2017.