An open letter from more than sixty scholars in defence of Black British History at Goldsmiths and beyond. Proposed cuts at Goldsmiths threaten the survival of field essential to understand the nation and the world’s past and present.
What does being on the picket line tell us about the office, as a site and symbol of institutional power? How does the camaraderie of the picket contrast to the hierarchies of institutional space? Jonathan Saha on the UCU strike
The authors of new Researcher Wellbeing Guidelines examine barriers faced by history researchers, ways to mitigate risks, and the value of collaborating with mental health professionals
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
History Workshop Journal (HWJ) and History Workshop Online (HWO) are seeking to appoint two early career historians as Editorial Fellows in the academic year 2021-22. Closing date 2 August.
What value do the lessons of the past have in shaping strategies for managing the COVID-19 outbreak? In this article, Guillaume Lachenal and Gaëtan Thomas argue that an over-reliance on the allure of ‘pandemic precedents’ needs to be replaced with an enhanced understanding of the capacity of present crises to resist historical interpretation.
History Workshop Journal and History Workshop Online (HWO) are seeking to appoint one early career Editorial Fellow to assist in the running of the HWO website, social media channels and podcast.