Making History

Make Believe

Historians are tethered to the archive, but sometimes fixing the gaps requires the techniques of a novelist.

A Historic Turning Point?

Will historians see 2020 as the peak of a global crisis – or will the world continue on its perilous course?

Taking Note

Good references are invaluable, not just to give credit, but to build a map of the paths taken for research.

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?