How can the power and invention of Forum Theatre inform radical histories of oppressed groups, such as the homeless? To mark World Homelessness Day on 10 October, Peter Jones speaks with Adrian Jackson, founder of Cardboard Citizens, a theatre company working with homeless people, on the latest episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
Author: Peter Jones
An illustrated talk and conversation discussing the origins of Jewish immigrant oral history from the 1970s onwards in Manchester and London.
This two-day event will bring together academic historians working on family histories and family historians to explore the role of family stories for histories of communities, nations and the world.
This opening article in the ‘Whose Streets?’ feature considers what it means to live through the jarring collapse of public life in the midst of a pandemic and how this moment might stimulate new radical histories of the urban commons.
Solitude is both timeless and historical, a human universal that is understood and experienced differently over time. These seminar meetings examine the changing contours of solitude from antiquity to the present.