In March 1943, 173 people were crushed to death as they took shelter in Bethnal Green’s underground station. Toby Butler led a project remembering the disaster.
Author: Toby Butler
A century ago, Silvertown was devastated by an explosion so big that is was heard in north Norfolk and Cambridgeshire.
Academics, historians and former staff and students of Ruskin College in Oxford have launched a new online archive to record and crowd-source historical information about past students, following the controversial destruction of the college student records in 2012
Information about the recently-released issue 76 of the History Workshop Journal
Call for help to restore some of the damage done to the historical record by establishing an online database to trace the lives and achievements of past Ruskin students
Are historians are well placed to play a more important role in policy making, as Pamela Cox (a senior lecturer in Sociology at the University of Essex) argues? Please post your comments and join the discussion!
A protest will be held this Friday at 11 am, 30th November outside the Rookery entrance, Ruskin College, Oxford, demanding that the destruction of historic student records should stop and a petition signed by 7,500 people will be presented to Ruskin’s governors