Content Note: This article contains a description of a murder. In the late 1950s, Rhodesian settlers established Chiredzi, an agricultural town in Masvingo province in southeastern Zimbabwe to provide health, education, retail and entertainment services to the newly launched and expanding Hippo Valley sugar estates. In Chiredzi, seasonal African workers […]
Histories of the Present
Jack Mason uses Kimberle Crenshaw’s framework of intersectionality to reconsider the work of the New York Gay Liberation Front.
How does state violence extend internationally? While historians often discuss global resistance to national dictatorships, Pablo Bradbury considers the international terrain of Argentine state terror.
A look at the lives of early women physicians in India reveals the impact of social reform in on health outcomes. Dr. Krishnabai Kelavkar, who transformed maternal and infant health in the state of Kolhapur, is such a trailblazing woman, as Mrunamayee Satam writes.
‘Care Experienced’ people are often denied agency and advocacy in the present. By uncovering histories of care and centring their voices, Kate Gibson writes, we can understand inequalities in the past and challenge them in the future.
Following the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s apology for the non-commemoration of Black and Asian soldiers in the First World War, John Siblon explores how and why their memory was deliberately hidden by Britain.
In our series on ‘Radical History after Brexit’, Matt Stallard of the Legacies of British Slavery project reflects on the ongoing politicisation of heritage.