In this year’s Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture, Hazel Carby uses the lens of her own family history to explore Imperial Sexual Economies. Listen now on the latest episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
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Julia Laite’s new book The Disappearance of Lydia Harvey is at once an absorbing historical detective story that puts human faces on the global history of sex trafficking and a riveting meditation on the politics of storytelling. She discusses researching and writing the book with Marybeth Hamilton in this episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
How can we write the history of AIDS activism so that all stories are equally important? In this episode of the History Workshop podcast, Sarah Schulman discusses how she navigated that challenge in her new book Let The Record Show: a Political History of ACT-UP New York.
How can historians and archivists best document, preserve, and make accessible the voices and artifacts of refugee and migration experience? Paul Dudman, Heather Faulkner, Peter Gatrell, and Mezna Qato discuss with Ria Kapoor in this edition of the History Workshop podcast.
In an International Women’s Day episode of the History Workshop podcast, Christopher Kissane speaks to the Irish poet Doireann ní Ghríofa about writing women’s lives and history in her book, “A Ghost in the Throat”.
In the final episode of the Queer Activisms podcast, Elly Robson is joined by Nazmia Jamal and Syeda Ali to discuss queer education: the violent silence of Section 28, how it was resisted, and what lessons we can draw from it today.
In episode three of our four-part series on Queer Activisms, Laura Forster is joined by Ajamu X and E-J Scott to discuss public history, the queer archive, and what it means to queer the museum. Listen now to the conversation on the History Workshop Podcast.