Is the family a place of safety or a trap? Ruth Beecher explores the institution of the family and the (lack of) recognition of child sexual abuse within it.
Have you ever wondered what happens to collective trauma as eyewitness memory fades? For descendants of eyewitnesses, do results of violence dissipate, vanish, or evaporate? Gwyn McClelland explores the evidence from Nagasaki.
Research is emotional. Five history researchers reflect on how new guidelines on wellbeing have shaped their practice in productive and radical ways
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
Molly Corlett reflects on the links between her research on racial trauma in the eighteenth-century, and her work for youth justice reform in Britain today.
How might historical research into past abuse serve the ends of restorative justice? Katherine O’Donnell and Claire McGettrick of Justice for Magdalenes Research discuss their work recovering the history of the women and girls who passed through Ireland’s Magdalene laundries in this episode of the History Workshop podcast.