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
David Horsfield, who was College Librarian at Ruskin from 1972 to 2004, reflects on the destruction of archives there
Working men’s clubs have a long past, but do they have a future? As June 2012 marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Working Men’s Club and Institute Union, Ruth Cherrington considers their importance to local economies and communities
Review of books published by Five Leaves related to the Battle of Cable Street, by Martin Spafford