Meet the RHS Council – Emily Robinson

Meet the RHS Council – Emily Robinson

For a short series of blog posts to start 2021, we asked some of the new RHS councillors and office holders to introduce themselves. Dr Emily Robinson is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Sussex and a historian of modern Britain. She was elected to the...
Smiling in the Age of Coronavirus

Smiling in the Age of Coronavirus

Colin Jones, author of The Smile Revolution in eighteenth-century Paris (Oxford University Press, 2014) and former President of the Royal Historical Society considers the long history of smiling, and asks what the future might hold for this most expressive of gestures...
Ethics in the Classroom Setting

Ethics in the Classroom Setting

History is about opinion, judgement and (often) getting beyond monolithic assumptions about ‘right’ or ‘wrong’.  At the same time, the classroom should be a safe and ethical place for the exchange of views and a space that is marked by respect, sensitivity and...