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.
Tag: family history
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.
Why are we so interested in family secrets? How should family historians deal with the things previous generations wished to keep hidden? And why are historians increasingly drawn to family history and stories of family?
Join a panel of experts working on the borders of family history and history to discuss ‘Home Truths: secrets and discoveries in family history’.
Katherine Roscoe explores how digital crime history is underpinned by whiteness and often masks the complex histories of Asian, aboriginal and black ‘criminals’.
A glimpse into post-war Glasgow life, via the Ruhr, from the unpublished memoirs of Martin Chalmers