Rachel Carson’s controversial book, Silent Spring, published in 1962, can help us understand the Brexit pesticide debate.
Why My Research Matters
Sierra Becerra on the eighty-three year anniversary of the 1932 insurrection in El Salvador, the largest in Latin America during the Great Depression.
Richard Lockton explores what the historical developments behind the forging of the British Union in the 18th century can tell us about its potential dissolution in our present day
Nigel Cavanagh writes about his PhD research, community heritage and public engagement at the industrial archaeology site at Elsecar, Yorkshire
Alana Piper on the importance of her research into female social networks in the criminal subcultures of urban Australia between 1860 and 1920.
Diarmaid Kelliher writes about his research ‘The Miners’ Strike and the Metropolis, 1984-5: Mapping Networks of Solidarity.’
In the first of HWO’s new monthly series profiling the important historical work being done by early career researchers, we asked Say Burgin at the University of Leeds to reflect on the importance of her doctoral research both for the discipline of history and for the politics of race and ‘diversity’ in our contemporary world. Burgin’s doctoral thesis explored white anti-racist organising in the USA since the 1960s