Madeleine Goodall discusses the radical life of Eliza Sharples, whose letters to freethinking poet Thomas Cooper in the mid-19th century depict an idealistic figure struggling to survive.
Is the family a place of safety or a trap? Ruth Beecher explores the institution of the family and the (lack of) recognition of child sexual abuse within it.
There is an urgent need for programmes that train people to research Queer History and Black British History. The first masters’ programmes in these areas, at Goldsmiths, now face an existential threat due to the College’s redundancy measures.
As its people flee Ukraine following Russia’s invasion, Jo Laycock offers a historical framework through which to understand displacements from and in Ukraine. Can exploring longer trajectories of displacement help refugees make sense of their experiences?
In 1995, 8000 US feminists went to Beijing for the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women. Lisa Levenstein finds that this conference had huge impact on grassroots feminism in the US for years to come.
In the tenth century, a powerful leader ruled over the medieval kingdom of Rus. Today, the modern nations of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine all claim Kievan Rus’ as their cultural ancestors. Christian Raffensperger argues that the roots of the current war can only be understood through looking at the medieval history of the region.
This is the introduction to a series of articles on Global Feminisms which will be coming out across 2022-2023. I sat down to write this on the day that abortion before the 24th week of pregnancy was decriminalised in Colombia. The chant of ‘ya es ley’ (now it’s law) echoed […]