Making History

Memento Mori

The presence of Covid-19 is a reminder of our new proximity to the fragilities and perils of the past.

Testing Times

What happened when a historian took the ‘Life in the UK’ test for British citizenship?

From Russia With Love

Historians often envisage a gulf between family history and other engagements with the past, but they can easily overlap.

A Modern Queen of Scots

We like historical films to be factually accurate, but we also like them to reflect our sensibilities.