How does in-access to archives provide opportunities to ask alternative questions about the past? Elisabeth Leake reflects on how personal and professional circumstances ultimately shape the histories we produce.
Tag: Global history
This is the introduction to a series of articles on Global Feminisms which will be coming out across 2022-2023. I sat down to write this on the day that abortion before the 24th week of pregnancy was decriminalised in Colombia. The chant of ‘ya es ley’ (now it’s law) echoed […]
How does state violence extend internationally? While historians often discuss global resistance to national dictatorships, Pablo Bradbury considers the international terrain of Argentine state terror.
Writing the history of IVF means linking the intimate experiences of conception, gestation, and parturition with global and transnational processes. Vera Mackie, Sarah Ferber, and Nicola J. Marks explore.
The last fortnight has seen many statues associated with racism and colonialism torn down. When were they originally put up, and what can that tell about the history of whiteness and empire? Peter Hill explores.
Book your tickets now for the Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture. This year, Yasmin Khan speaks on ‘Women On The Frontline Of Empire’: a feminist history of the Second World War – 7 March 2019 at Queen Mary University of London
Julia McClure reviews Jerry Brotton’s new book This Orient Isle, Elizabethan England and the Islamic World showing how connections between Elizabethan England and the Islamic world were inscribed in English cultures and fashions.