Historians have always been preoccupied with archives of knowledge – how information is stored and categorised, how it is accessed or restricted, how the integrity
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
As a scholar working in a rural UK university, far from peers in her field of study, Dr Kate Strasdin decided to embrace Instagram and Twitter as a means of professional engagement, and to explore the potential for virtual communication when travel to conferences and urban-centric events was rarely possible.
The Many-Headed Monster is one of the longest-running and most successful of academic historical blogs. It was founded, and is still run, by Dr Laura Sangha (Exeter), Dr Brodie Waddell (Birkbeck), Dr Jonathan Willis (Birmingham) and Dr Mark Hailwood (Bristol), four early-modern historians who met while studying postgraduate degrees at the University of Warwick in the mid-2000s. To mark the Monster’s seventh birthday, we asked the team to reflect on their motivation, the editorial challenges and, most importantly, the secret of the blog’s continued success…
On 22 April 2019 the nation officially acknowledged the first annual Stephen Lawrence Day. The day served as a day of remembrance, reflection and educational
This Black History Month, Miles Larmer discusses Oxford History Faculty’s new resources for schools.