How can the power and invention of Forum Theatre inform radical histories of oppressed groups, such as the homeless? To mark World Homelessness Day on 10 October, Peter Jones speaks with Adrian Jackson, founder of Cardboard Citizens, a theatre company working with homeless people, on the latest episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
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What are we doing when we research and tell stories of families, whether other peoples’ families or our own? Julia Laite and guests discuss in this episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
What are transnational solidarities and how do they expand our understanding of interactions beyond the nation state? Lydia Walker and Su Lin Lewis discuss with Ria Kapoor in this episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
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.
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.