What did Peterloo mean in an international context? Shirin Hirsch investigates the connections between Peterloo and a global struggle for freedom.
Radhika Natarajan argues that the work of decolonisation is to ‘address the relationship between the forms of knowledge we value in the classroom and the inequities and violence that exist on our campuses and in the world.’
Following the ground-breaking Royal Historical Society report on Race, Ethnicity & Equality, one of the Report’s co-authors, Jonathan Saha, responds to criticism and calls for change.
At a moment when pundits continue to pronounce that multiculturalism has ‘failed’ in Britain and across Europe, this symposium will explore the role and responsibilities of anti-racist scholarship.
History Workshop Journal’s latest Virtual Special Issue on Migration and Mobility – addressing the urgent question of global migration – features 14 freely-accessible journal articles from the past 30 years.
In the second of our History Workshop World Cup series, Charlotte Lydia Riley explores England football fans’ relationship to national identity, white masculinity, and post-imperial melancholia.
Citizenship ‘stripping’ laws have expanded the idea of a failed citizen, a boundary shaped by racialised and Islamophobic ‘moral panic’. May Robson examines what it means to be an illegal immigrant in Britain.
Thus begins a letter from a Jamaican formerly enslaved woman, Mary Williamson, written to her former owner in 1809…
Professor Richard Drayton explains the intellectual, social and political roots of white supremacy in Britain and the Americas, and how it led to the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit referendum.
Onni Gust discusses curating the ‘Threads of Empire’ exhibition at the University of Nottingham and the politics of culture.