To mark Census Day 2021, Helen Sunderland looks back to 1911 when the state mobilised schoolchildren to help number the nation, tracing a history of contradictory attitudes to children’s citizenship that persist today.
In the final episode of the Queer Activisms podcast, Elly Robson is joined by Nazmia Jamal and Syeda Ali to discuss queer education: the violent silence of Section 28, how it was resisted, and what lessons we can draw from it today.
What does it mean to write a history of the lived experience of injustice and suffering in Trump’s America? Jane Caplan examines a life caught in the interstices of Trump’s Covid-19 strategy and his attacks on healthcare and public institutions.
Kieran Connell takes us through his personal journey on what brought him to researching Handsworth, an inner city locality in Birmingham, and what it might tell us about multiculturalism in modern Britain.
How can different types of historian work together? Laura King argues that collaboration with family historians has the potential to galvanise academic research.
Not just nostalgia: family historians are at the forefront of challenges to traditional histories that are ‘gendered, classed, raced and heteronormative’, argues public historian Tanya Evans.
A packed programme for Spring 2019 with the Psychoanalysis and History seminar at the Institute of Historical Research.