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Tag: public history
What does the controversy about York’s commemorative plaque to Anne Lister suggest about the historical recovery of queer women’s identities? Anna Clark explores.
What is the role of space and place in the commemoration of Peterloo? Katrina Navickas explores the massacre’s legacy in the streets of Manchester.
What did Peterloo mean in an international context? Shirin Hirsch investigates the connections between Peterloo and a global struggle for freedom.
A record of suffering: curator Janette Martin examines a report published shortly after the Peterloo Massacre which memorialises the injuries and identities of the victims.
Birmingham’s once-vibrant suburb of Selly Oak provides a clear cut case study from very close to home of contemporary capitalism shattering a community in pursuit of profit.
How can different types of historian work together? Laura King argues that collaboration with family historians has the potential to galvanise academic research.
‘Family history lends a different perspective’. Family historian Janet Coles on tracing her Huguenot refugee ancestry.
‘Stolen’, ‘plundered’ and ‘more than art’. Meg Foster looks at the living spiritual and cultural meanings of ‘objects’ featured in the Oceania exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts.
In the second article of our feature on the radical potential of family history, family historian Mark Crail reflects on the power of collaboration in the history of working-class movements.