‘The lifejacket is a symbol and a provocation’, Christopher Whitehead responds to Manchester Museum’s acquisition.
Eva Johanna Holmberg – a historian who studies travellers crossing borders in the seventeenth century – on being threatened with deportation as a European academic in the UK in 2017
How are museums responding to the refugee crisis in Europe? Bryan Sitch on Manchester Museum’s acquisition & display of a refugee’s life jacket from the Greek island of Lesvos.
Julia McClure reviews Jerry Brotton’s new book This Orient Isle, Elizabethan England and the Islamic World showing how connections between Elizabethan England and the Islamic world were inscribed in English cultures and fashions.
Article by Luisa Passerini and Lance Thurner
More about ‘On the Move’, a Raphael Samuel History Centre initiative on youth and migration, hosted by the History Department at University College London and funded by an Innovation Seed Fund for outreach.