Can personal photographs become a means to conduct oral histories? Josh Allen explores how the Living Memory Project’s methods expand the power of the photograph as a source.
The Practice of History
Katherine Roscoe explores how digital crime history is underpinned by whiteness and often masks the complex histories of Asian, aboriginal and black ‘criminals’.
Following the ground-breaking Royal Historical Society report on Race, Ethnicity & Equality, one of the Report’s co-authors, Jonathan Saha, responds to criticism and calls for change.
Norma Clarke explores how contemporary models of crowd-funding – allowing authors to by-pass conventional publishers to fund, print and disseminate their books – echo eighteenth-century practices of publishing by subscription, used by Alexander Pope, bluestockings, and ‘scandalous’ women alike
A year on from their innovative ‘Women Historians’ exhibition at the Institute of Historical Research, Laura Carter and Alana Carter look at how we can recover and generate spaces of #womenhistorians
Thus begins a letter from a Jamaican formerly enslaved woman, Mary Williamson, written to her former owner in 1809…
Local history is a powerful tool that contributes to place making and construction of identity.