HWO Editor Toby Butler, a former student of Ruskin College, shares his reaction to the destruction of Ruskin’s student records
Author: Toby Butler
Should history take a good look at geography and geology, where out-of-school learning and field trips are considered an essential part of the school and university curriculum?
To mark the official launch of the History Workshop Online website, Jorma Kalela, the author of a new book entitled Making History. The Historian and Uses of the Past, gives his thoughts on how History Workshop ideals might be relevant in the 21st century.
Editor’s blog about memories of deaths associated with massive construction projects and structures
Reactions to news that history and other arts and humanities subjects are to be axed at the London Metropolitan University (formerly the University of North London and Polytechnic of North London), after having been taught there for over 50 years.
The British Museum reading room opened in 1857 and was, until recently, the main reading room of the British Library. Phil Cohen gives a moving and at times very funny account of how his life as a (sometime) shoplifter, Situationist, squatter and sociologist has been deeply entwined with the British Library Reading Room and the surrounding London streets.