There is an urgent need for programmes that train people to research Queer History and Black British History. The first masters’ programmes in these areas, at Goldsmiths, now face an existential threat due to the College’s redundancy measures.
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History Workshop Journal and History Workshop Online editors urge withdrawal of threatened redundancies at Goldsmiths, which especially target the History and English & Creative Writing departments
‘Anglo-Saxons’ has long been associated with the early English people, but this label suffers from a long history of misuse. Mary Rambaran-Olm explores the racist legacy of this term.
Radhika Natarajan argues that the work of decolonisation is to ‘address the relationship between the forms of knowledge we value in the classroom and the inequities and violence that exist on our campuses and in the world.’
Decolonising History teaching and research at SOAS, a London based institution that uniquely teaches only non-Western histories requires an approach that is non-eurocentric but at the same time ensures that local communities and organisations are active partners in knowledge production and dissemination.
If you were the president of a higher education institution, would you accept a substantial donation to endow a professorship on the condition that you also construct a tunnel between the professor’s lodgings and student accommodation? This is precisely the bargain that Thomas Case, the president of Corpus Christi College, Oxford from 1904 to 1924, made with an American antiquities dealer, Edward Perry Warren.
Oisín Wall on the Anti-University at 49 Rivington Street for our Remembering 1968 feature.