Why are medieval women largely absent from current discussions of Armenia’s past?
Thoughts, opinions and commentary on all things historical.
Oradour-sur-Glane is now known as a memorial to a brutal massacre, but the lives of its inhabitants have been neglected.
Striking for better working conditions and equal pay, the attendants and patients of Monaghan asylum took over the hospital and hoisted a red flag.
A new term inadvertently changed the way people thought about runaway slaves.
The act of breastfeeding has been used as a powerful image of propaganda, but can it also be an image of empowerment?
How food fashion changed the economy of the Cayman Islands.
The rise of laboratory science in the late 19th century put stark focus on the moral cost of medical innovation.
How has ‘the world’s wildest boy’ survived the rise of television, increased cultural consumption and the digital age?
Realising the world was changing around them, the Qing government began sending students abroad.
Franco Rosso’s film Babylon presented the lives of Black Londoners in a way few had done before.