In our latest article Katie Wilkinson and Ariane S. Palmas review the new festive exhibition at Fairfax House, a Georgian town house, with influences of neo-classical architecture in its standing building.
AUTHORS: KATIE WILKINSON AND ARIANE S. PALMAS
Mary Taylor Lewis walks us through speeches made by the winner and shortlist of the 2020 Wolfson History prize, from the York Festival of Ideas
AUTHOR: MARY TAYLOR LEWIS
In a thrilling review, Sophie Turbutt explores changes in Spain’s historical memory through analysis of Netflix’s Cable Girls
AUTHOR: SOPHIE TURBUTT
A review of the recent British Library exhibition: Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War. AUTHOR: LIAM GREENACRE
A review of Timothy Snyder’s ‘Bloodlands’.
AUTHOR: MÅNS AHLSTEDT ÅBERG
A review of A Million Years in a Day: A Curious History of Daily Life from the Stone Age to the Phone Age (2015), by Greg Jenner.
AUTHOR: VICTORIA BETTNEY
In our latest article, Victoria Bettney reviews the Smithsonian Institute, an institute which aims to share knowledge with the anyone interested in its contents.
AUTHOR: VICTORIA BETTNEY
A Review of 1666: Plague, War and Hellfire, by Rebecca Rideal (2016).
AUTHOR: JESS AYRES
A review of the third edition of Jim Cullen’s Essaying the Past: How to Read, Write, and Think about History.
AUTHOR: Victoria Bettney and others.
Historical television is on the rise, ‘The Crown’ is a superb example of how television can evoke a sense of national heritage. This article provides an introduction in considering ‘The Crown’ as a historical work.
AUTHOR: LAURA FLANNIGAN
In early November, Professor Andrew Higson gave a talk at a screening of the film ‘The Battle of the Somme’. This article outlines the talk given, and discusses the film in that light.
AUTHOR: CATHERINE METCALFE
10 years ago, the popular TV series Life on Mars ran. How authentically did it portray the 1970s?
AUTHOR: WILL LLOYD-REGAN
Scottish history is sorely neglected – British history often means anglo-centric or English history. This article charters out how Scottish history has been overlooked.
AUTHOR: EMILY DUNN
The Musée de Cluny in Paris is a rare example of a museum that strives to more authentically look back at the Medieval period.
AUTHOR: ELSA ROBINSON
An interesting review of Suzannah Libscomb’s “The King is Dead” book, published last year.
AUTHOR: MAISY SZABO
To what extent are the slave hierarchies portrayed in the popular film, Django Unchained, realistic? Are representations historically accurate or merely dramatised?
AUTHOR: AILA BICER
A reflection on the life, diary and history of Anne Frank. This article also contains a short review of the Anne Frank Huis. AUTHOR: JULIA KENNY