In the early morning on Sunday 18 January 1981, a fire broke out at 439 New Cross Road in the London Borough of Lewisham. The fire was almost certainly the result of a deliberate racist attack. Thirteen young Black Britons lost their lives as a result.
History Workshop Journal companion piece
What might be the links – real and metaphorical – between Anne Frank’s story of exile and persecution and the work of C.S Lewis? Margaret Reynolds explores.
In Dundee in the nineteenth century, Irish women employed in the city’s jute mills pioneered a new activist organisation, the Irish Ladies Land League, fusing feminism, nationalism, and radical land reform. Niall Whelehan explores.
How should we understand the connections between the transatlantic slave trade, the expansion of the British Empire, and the history of Australia? Emma Christopher explores.
What was the legacy of British slavery for the colonization of Australia? Jane Lydon explores.
Just how much immigrant newcomers should have a voice in the political life of their new communities is a question that has occupied people for centuries. Bart Lambert explores the twists and turns of that issue in later medieval England in this companion piece to his new article in HWJ 90.