Public History and the British Extreme Right Seminar Report

How much do you know about or understand the politics, history and the beliefs of the extreme right in Britain? Is it important to know more and what social responsibilities would go hand in hand with this type of knowledge? These were questions I asked myself as we welcome Dr Paul Jackson, the most recent … Continue reading Public History and the British Extreme Right Seminar Report

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Public History and the British Extreme Right Seminar

Join us on 8th February for our first seminar in the 'Difficult Pasts and Objects' series: Dr Paul Jackson (University of Northampton) 'Public History and the British Extreme Right' This presentation will unpack some of the challenges found in both researching histories of the British extreme right, and communicating these findings to relevant audiences outside … Continue reading Public History and the British Extreme Right Seminar

IHR Seminar: Spring Term

We are delighted to announce our seminars for the spring term on the theme of 'Difficult Pasts and Objects'   8th February: Paul Jackson (University of Northampton): Public History and the British Extreme Far Right 22nd February: Daniel Jones, (Searchlight Archive, University of Northampton): 'Archiving the Extreme: Cataloguing Far-Right Hate and Public History 8th March … Continue reading IHR Seminar: Spring Term

The Role of Public History in the History of Refugees and Migrants

Over the summer the media was full of images and news stories on what was being called the ‘worst refugee crisis’ in Europe since the Second World War. Such a label inevitably brings historical comparisons and many reports attempted to underline the scale of the migration into Europe from the Middle East and Africa with … Continue reading The Role of Public History in the History of Refugees and Migrants