What is the history of activism against sexual violence? What kinds of strategies have survivors employed to combat it, and to counter the stigma that has too often surrounded it? George Severs, Allison McKibbin, and Rhea Sookdeosingh discuss with Marybeth Hamilton in this episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
Author: Marybeth Hamilton
Marlene Dietrich’s sultry sexuality is the best-remembered part of the 1930 film The Blue Angel, yet embedded in the film and its afterlife is a radical history of antifascist resistance. Marybeth Hamilton explores.
How has the concept of “useful knowledge” shaped the 200-year history of Birkbeck College London – and of adult education more generally? Joanna Bourke, Jonny Matfin, and Ciarán O’Donohue discuss in this episode of the History Workshop podcast.
How can the stories of families illuminate the histories of migrations? Julia Laite and guests discuss in this episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
At the end of another extraordinary year, History Workshop editors choose their favourite radical reads of 2021.
Sheila Rowbotham’s new memoir Daring to Hope chronicles her life in the Seventies, as a pioneering socialist feminist writer, historian, and activist. In conversation with Marybeth Hamilton, she discusses the political challenges of feminist activism and the intimate challenges of navigating a life devoted to transformation, in which the personal was understood to be political.
How has the writing of Black British histories functioned as both a form of historical analysis and a voice of radical oppositional politics? Caroline Bressey, Meleisa Ono-George, and Sadiah Qureshi discuss with Marybeth Hamilton in this episode of the History Workshop podcast.