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 […]
As part of our ‘(Un)Silenced’ series, George Severs argues that the history of male victims of rape and sexual violence should make us all alert to the ways in which gender norms silence male experiences of abuse, and prompt us to hear male survivors who are so often both silent and silenced.
In this piece, Rosa Campbell reflects on the importance of the Maritime Union of Australia dispute of 1998.
What does being on the picket line tell us about the office, as a site and symbol of institutional power? How does the camaraderie of the picket contrast to the hierarchies of institutional space? Jonathan Saha on the UCU strike
Universities across the UK are taking part in the current UCU strike action over pay, pensions, and poor working conditions. On day 8 of the 10-day strike, three striking historians give us the view from picket lines across the country.
Can medical institutions participate in colonial violence? Allison McKibban argues the involuntary sterilization of tens of thousands of Native American women in the 1970s must be rehistoricised as part of the U.S. government’s broader campaign of genocide.
How has the concept of “useful knowledge” shaped the 200-year history of Birkbeck College London – and of adult education more generally? Joanna Bourke, Jonny Matfin, and Ciarán O’Donohue discuss in this episode of the History Workshop podcast.