Four historians consider what the past might tell us about everyday responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Head to Head
Can we learn from history about how diseases spread, and how we respond to them?
The history of the Third Reich remains as popular as ever. Why?
Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms are widely used by historians. But does anyone benefit?
Shedding past light on recent royal scandal, four historians consider the future of an ancient institution.
When we ask historians which genre of history they like least, the most common answer is ‘economic’. Is the field unjustly maligned?
In an age when nationalism is on the rise, the role of the historian becomes ever more valuable – and controversial.
There has been no shortage of historical events put forward to explain Britain’s current political crisis, but do any of them seriously inform debate?
How important is the study of the powerful, epoch-defining individual?
What did the violence in the bloodiest conflict in US history yield in the postwar era?