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Climate in the History Curriculum

Climate in the History Curriculum

In September, Amanda Power spoke to the RHS Education Policy Committee about putting climate into the history curriculum. In this post for the RHS blog, which draws on that presentation, she considers how we might develop history curricula to integrate climate, and...
Tracing Digitized Lives – Convicts and Old Age

Tracing Digitized Lives – Convicts and Old Age

Interest in crime history, amongst academics and the public, has increased with the development of digital repositories and large-scale projects such as The Proceedings of the Old Bailey Online, Digital Panopticon and Convict Voyages. In this post for the RHS blog,...
LGBT+ Histories – Reading List

LGBT+ Histories – Reading List

LGBT+ and queer histories are vast and varied. This list gives a sense of the range and diversity, across time and space, of the LGBT+ histories already available. It represents some of the readings the members of the RHS LGBT+ working group would recommend –...