Andrew Whitehead uncovers the story of Zuni Gujjari, who became an emblem of the Kashmiri nationalist movement in the 1940s.
What does divorce tell us of the state of Indian democracy? Saumya Saxena explores how the end of a marriage in the country became the site for a conversation about rights, statehood and equality that far exceeded just the separating couple.
Urvi Khaitan explores how US Air Force photos reveal the hidden history of female labour in World War II India.
At the end of a long day of physical domestic work, Margaret Nagle, an Irish-born domestic servant living in 1860s New York, was finally able to sit down and compose a letter to her father John back home in County Cork. A few weeks later, John read the letter aloud […]
What does the heritage trail format offer to the communication of radical histories? Charlotte Tomlinson introduces the East End Women’s Museum’s (EEWM) Brilliant Women of Whitechapel, Bow and Barking Heritage Trail, which explores stories of ‘ordinary yet extraordinary’ women who have lived in East London.
On the 750th anniversary of its rebuilding, Fay Bound Alberti calls for engagement with the politics of commemoration at Westminster Abbey and makes the case that more women authors, playwrights and poets must be included at Poets’ Corner.
Listen to Yasmin Khan explore some of the most marginal and forgotten voices in British Second World War history, in her 2019 Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture on “Women on the Frontline of Empire”.