In this episode of the History Workshop Podcast, we hear an oral history of Ridley Road Market, in east London. Listen to local residents’ memories of Ridley Road’s anti-fascist history and about the struggles that market traders face today – from gentrification to lockdown.
Everyone should be watching Myanmar right now. The history unfolding in the country’s towns and cities is closer than some Western commentators might like to think.
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.
Tyler West explores the history of white supremacy in New Zealand in the wake of the Christchurch attack.
What role did football play in Francoist prisons? Jessica Thorne on the importance of culture and sport as a vehicle for politicisation.
A packed programme for Spring 2019 with the Psychoanalysis and History seminar at the Institute of Historical Research.
Rather than looking for American or European parallels, Michelle Carmody argues, Jair Bolsonaro’s rise to power is best understood in the context of Brazil’s own Cold War past.