In this new series, Dr Shahmima Akhtar, Past & Present Fellow for the Royal Historical Society’s Race, Ethnicity & Equality in History initiative will post on subjects related to race, ethnicity and equality in UK History Higher Education (from reviewing publications to events and initiatives), on a bi-monthly basis. Follow the blog to receive all the updates by email
Historians have always been preoccupied with archives of knowledge – how information is stored and categorised, how it is accessed or restricted, how the integrity
Why do we study the past? One reason is to understand the present, and how the things we think of as ‘normal’ developed out of
How can historians respond to the demands of a career that can be both environmentally – and emotionally – unsustainable? In this post for the RHS, Toby Green and Simon Sleight introduce their working paper on “Historians and Sustainability”.
It’s been a busy few months at the RHS. As we put the summer behind us, here is an update on the projects that we
It is well-known that the events of the Peterloo Massacre, which occurred two hundred years ago today, on 16 August 1819, inspired the founding of