Historians and Sustainability

Historians and Sustainability

How can historians respond to the demands of a career that can be both environmentally – and emotionally – unsustainable? In this post for the RHS, Toby Green and Simon Sleight introduce their working paper on “Historians and Sustainability”....
Teaching History in a Digital Age

Teaching History in a Digital Age

Digital transformations in society and culture have fundamentally changed the historian’s relationship with the past.  So how do we incorporate this into our teaching? In this post for Historical Transactions, Dr Sharon Webb and Dr James Baker, winners of the...
Beyond Peterloo: The Founding of the Manchester Guardian

Beyond Peterloo: The Founding of the Manchester Guardian

It is well-known that the events of the Peterloo Massacre, which occurred two hundred years ago today, on 16 August 1819, inspired the founding of the Manchester Guardian. These roots are today still recognised by the Guardian (which the Manchester Guardian would...