What do colonial histories of movement across the ocean tell us about present day proposals to send asylum seekers to offshore sites? Lucy Mayblin, Joe Turner, Arshad Iskajee and Thom Davies explore this history of maritime measures, as part of the Moving People feature.
This two-day event will bring together academic historians working on family histories and family historians to explore the role of family stories for histories of communities, nations and the world.
Jack Mason uses Kimberle Crenshaw’s framework of intersectionality to reconsider the work of the New York Gay Liberation Front.
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.
The Philippine government was confronted with refugee movements in the early years of the Cold War. Ria Sunga explores how the state applied the refugee label selectively and what implications this had on people on the move, in the fourth piece for the Moving People feature.
In the light of new dating evidence, Thomas Morcom uncovers an exciting new theory as to the identity of the Cerne Abbas giant in Dorset.
As the government considers banning live animal exports, James Bowen unpicks the contentious history behind this practice. How have activists, farmers, and government policy converged on this economic and ethical issue since the mid-twentieth century?