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.
Tag: family history
How can the stories of families illuminate the histories of migrations? Julia Laite and guests discuss in this episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
Joe Moran reflects on his trip to scatter his father’s ashes on Scattery, a tiny island off west Clare, Ireland, and in the process explores its resonances for histories of family, migration, and the power of small places.
What are we doing when we research and tell stories of families, whether other peoples’ families or our own? Julia Laite and guests discuss in this episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
Family history is in robust health, after years in the scholarly wilderness. Sophie Scott-Brown looks at new horizons for this rich seam of history, colliding private with public and biology with culture in provocative ways
In this year’s Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture, Hazel Carby uses the lens of her own family history to explore Imperial Sexual Economies. Listen now on the latest episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
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.