Historians on ‘Contested Heritage’

Historians on ‘Contested Heritage’

In March the Royal Historical Society was one of six institutional signatories to a letter calling on government to clarify its attitude towards and involvement in areas of ‘contested heritage’. The letter highlighted ministers’ increasing attempts...
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...