‘What is the History of Sexuality?’ at Birkbeck brought together doctoral students from across the world, and was an opportunity for their innovative research to be critiqued and developed through discussion with scholars in the field.
This, the first in a series of virtual special issues, makes freely available some of the outstanding work on women and gender in the period c.1500-1700 published by History Workshop Journal over the nearly forty years of our history.
The histories of Black and minority ethnic women who served with the Allied Forces during the Second World War by Dr Jo Stanley
British academic historians are now painfully familiar with the imperative to research our own impact. Our funding is to be dependent, in part, on the measurable impact of our researches in the domain outside the academy. For radical history this raises an interesting potential. Might the drive to narrate impact give us another story?
On its centenary, Jinty Nelson reflects on the genesis and achievements of International Women’s Day – and the ground still to cover.