A badge from the 1989/90 sold as part of demonstrations against the Poll Tax, with proceeds supporting the Kemptown anti-Poll Tax Union.
Tag: public history
The article gives a brief history of Kennington Common, South London, and its enclosure, before tracing some parallels between reasons for its enclosure and anti-Occupy rhetoric.
The proliferation of websites, blogs and tweets is re-shaping the practice of history at large. This is a good place to reflect on the significance of these not-so-new electronic media for the ways in which people relate to the past.
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.