Yasmin Khan reports from the 2012 Karachi Literature Festival
Histories of the Present
The successive overthrow of apparently well established governments in Tunisia, Egypt and then Libya prompts the question: how do revolutions spread? Kevin Adamson and Mike Rapport of the School of History and Politics at the University of Stirling compare years of ‘domino’ revolutions.
Discussion of a History Workshop Journal feature on ‘Coalition Cuts’, threats to archives and their repositories, urging academics, in particular, to champion libraries and archives within their own institutions
As Greece suffers economic austerity and sharp public spending cuts, the historian Violetta Hionidou looks at worrying echoes of the country’s wartime experience of extreme deprivation
A response by Adam Ganz to Merylin Moos recent History Workshop Online article “Breaking the Silence”
This article explores the beginnings and similarities of the UK, Libyan, Tunisian and Egyptian popular protests and occupations.
Claudia Baldoli looks at the parallels between the downfalls of the two most high profile Italian political leaders of the last century.