Illyria Found

An intriguing glimpse into the complex politics of the late 19th century Balkans.

Interspecies Violence

Chronicling an abusive relationship between people and the animals we have hunted, imprisoned and eaten.

Grim Outlook

The ‘discovery’ of America, capitalism, the Reformation and the Sunni-Shia divide all owe something to Selim the Grim.

Hard Labour

A fresh account of Ernest Bevin, who operated at the summit of British public life for almost three decades.

Calling Home

What does a late 19th century fashionable London house name have in common with a medieval open-field system? 

Poking Fun

An archive of handmade erotic objects made over two centuries of American history tells a story of hidden desire that has often been overlooked.