History Workshop published a series of 13 pamphlets between 1970 and 1974, written by students at Ruskin College. A number of these started as papers delivered to History Workshops in the late 1960s and early 1970s. They are now available here in our online collection.
History of History Workshop
Information from the first History Workshop, organised by Raphael Samuel, which took place at Ruskin College on 4th March 1967, entitled ‘A Day with the Chartists.’
History Workshop 2 on ‘Education and the Working Class in Nineteenth-Century England’ took place at Ruskin College on 4 November 1967.
History Workshop 3, entitled ‘The English Countryside in the 19th Century (Including Wales),’ took place at Ruskin College on Saturday 16 November 1968.
History Workshop 4, held without an overarching theme, took place at Ruskin College on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 November 1969.
History Workshop 5, titled ‘Workers’ Control in 19th Century England’, took place at Ruskin College on 13 and 14 February 1971.
History Workshop 6 on ‘Childhood in History: Children’s Liberation’ took place at Ruskin College between 5 May and 7 May 1972.