Taradiddles. Or, lies in a post-truth society

Taradiddles. Or, lies in a post-truth society

There is nothing new in our lack of trust in information and facts. But how does this affect archives and researchers? Julia Sheppard, Chair of the British Records Association, considers some of the questions that have arisen in recent events. Damned Lies In his...
Historians, wildlife, and habitats

Historians, wildlife, and habitats

Why do we study the past? One reason is to understand the present, and how the things we think of as ‘normal’ developed out of very different pasts. At a time of mounting concern about the state of the environment, Tom Williamson argues that understanding the...