A moving first-hand account of the Siege of Leningrad from a civilian who lived through it, transcribed and introduced by his great nephew, Mikael Kai Zakharov.
Ian Gwinn on the ways the Stone Roses encountered an earlier generation of counterculture.
By Nancy Biberman We were an optimistic and righteous generation, many of us conceived and raised by men and women who had survived World War II. My dad was an Army combat vet who fought in the South Pacific and trained GIs on the use of top-secret proximity fuse weaponry. […]
In March 1943, 173 people were crushed to death as they took shelter in Bethnal Green’s underground station. Toby Butler led a project remembering the disaster.
Mary Wollstonecraft was a pioneering advocate for human rights and philosopher. Why isn’t she better remembered?
The pacifist handkerchief invites reflections on contested memories in modern Japanese history.
Filmmaker Enrica Colusso explores regeneration and community at south London’s now demolished Heygate Estate in her film Home Sweet Home and interactive multimedia project Ghost Town.
Sarah Hiorns explains the forgotten histories behind her family’s written, typed, and laminated recipe for Cornish pasties.
Designer and photographer Anusha Yadav writes about the Indian Memory Project website, a visual and oral history of the Indian sub-continent through family and personal archives
Michael Rosen and Emma-Louise Williams explain the background to their website, Sec Mod, which is collecting memories of education at secondary modern schools in Britain