An open letter from more than sixty scholars in defence of Black British History at Goldsmiths and beyond. Proposed cuts at Goldsmiths threaten the survival of field essential to understand the nation and the world’s past and present.
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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.
History Workshop Journal and History Workshop Online editors urge withdrawal of threatened redundancies at Goldsmiths, which especially target the History and English & Creative Writing departments
How has the writing of Black British histories functioned as both a form of historical analysis and a voice of radical oppositional politics? Caroline Bressey, Meleisa Ono-George, and Sadiah Qureshi discuss with Marybeth Hamilton in this episode of the History Workshop podcast.
This new Virtual Special Issue of History Workshop Journal brings together over 30 years of research, to reflect on the meaning and significance of Black British history.
In the early morning on Sunday 18 January 1981, a fire broke out at 439 New Cross Road in the London Borough of Lewisham. The fire was almost certainly the result of a deliberate racist attack. Thirteen young Black Britons lost their lives as a result.
Molly Corlett reflects on the links between her research on racial trauma in the eighteenth-century, and her work for youth justice reform in Britain today.