What is gained when 20th century Queer history is brought into the classroom? Claire Holliss discusses her experience of visiting the archive to find sources for her A-Level students.
In the late eighteenth century Wedgwood’s medallion rallied people to the radical cause of abolition. Can it still inspire radical change today? Georgia Haseldine discusses the medallion’s historic radical power and re-making the medallion into an empowering object for the 21st century.
What does ‘history from below’ looking like in the Philippines? In this piece Justin Umali reflects on communities finding their “historical place” in a narrative.
An open letter from more than sixty scholars in defence of Black British History at Goldsmiths and beyond. Proposed cuts at Goldsmiths threaten the survival of field essential to understand the nation and the world’s past and present.
There is an urgent need for programmes that train people to research Queer History and Black British History. The first masters’ programmes in these areas, at Goldsmiths, now face an existential threat due to the College’s redundancy measures.
As an ongoing commissioning priority, History Workshop Online seeks articles on the radical histories of Africa and the African diaspora on all periods, regions and themes.
This webinar from the Mile End Institute, Raphael Samuel History Centre, and Modern British History Seminar will mark 50 years since the publication of Gareth Stedman Jones’ ‘Outcast London: A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society’.