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.
Tag: family history
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A glimpse into post-war Glasgow life, via the Ruhr, from the unpublished memoirs of Martin Chalmers
How do our family stories shape our sense of what constitutes “history”? The historian Julia Laite explores.
‘Family history lends a different perspective’. Family historian Janet Coles on tracing her Huguenot refugee ancestry.