History Education

A Balanced Argument? Communicating the Power of Argument to History Undergraduates

  “But you can’t say ‘I argue’ in an essay.” In a recent tutorial, an undergraduate History student echoed a ...

Hit songs in seventeenth-century England

  For over a decade, I have been obsessed with the challenge of establishing and publishing the first ever pop ...

Teaching Soviet History from the Borderlands: A Case Study of Belarus and Ukraine

  The calls to decolonise the curriculum have been among the most persistent in our field in recent years, and ...

Beyond the ‘good’/’bad’ migrant dichotomy: ways forward for early modern and contemporary history

  In late 2022, the Early Modern Migration Reading Group received an RHS Workshop Grant to host a workshop: ‘Beyond ...

STATUES, SURREALISM AND PUBLIC SPACE

  Where would you expect to see a statue? Perhaps in a public square, or outside a government building? And ...

Jehan Creton’s ‘Prinse et mort du roy Richart d’Angleterre’

  Jehan Creton’s Prinse et mort du roy Richart d’Angleterre is an important source for the history of the turn ...

Jehan Creton’s ‘Prinse et mort du roy Richart d’Angleterre’

After 200 years the RHS is publishing a modern scholarly edition of Jehan Creton’s Prinse et mort du roy Richart ...

Commemorate International Workers’ Day and Labor Day – Zinn Education Project

By Ricardo Levins Morales. Click image to order poster. Do not reprint without permission of artist. This International Workers’ Day — ...

How a Universal Basic Research Income Could Facilitate Historical Research

  The waiting, as Tom Petty stated, is the hardest part.  I am currently awaiting the result of a major ...

Pete Carroll Presents Jesse Hagopian the Hero of the Deep Award – Zinn Education Project

At the Seattle Kraken hockey game on April 22, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll announced the Hero of the Deep award ...

Teach Truth Day of Action June 10 – Zinn Education Project

Action Plan Overview | Action Plan DetailsCoordinators and Co-Sponsors | Workshops and More Events It’s time to take action. . . ...

Textbook Critique on Reconstruction – Zinn Education Project

“One cannot study Reconstruction without first frankly facing the facts of universal lying,” explained scholar W. E. B. Du Bois ...

Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, 1471 to WWII – Zinn Education Project

On Monday, May 8, 2023, author Howard W. French will discuss his most recent non-fiction book, titled Born in Blackness: Africa, ...

Anti-communism in Britain during the early Cold War: A Very British Witch Hunt

  The Labour Party’s surprise and decisive victory in the 1945 General Election handed the new prime minister, Clement Attlee, ...

Linda Villarosa on Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation – Zinn Education Project

On Monday, April 24, 2023, author Linda Villarosa will discuss her new book, Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of ...

Teach the Black Freedom Struggle Online Classes – Zinn Education Project

This is such a wonderful series — content-wise and soul-feeding. This is one of the best professional developments I have ...

Right-Wing Campaign to Block Teaching for Social Justice – Zinn Education Project

The Backlash Against C.R.T. Shows That Republicans Are Losing Ground by Jamelle Bouie, The New York Times (Feb. 4, 2022) ...

Teaching for Black Lives Study Groups – Zinn Education Project

Each year the Zinn Education Project hosts Teaching for Black Lives study groups across the United States. Using the Rethinking ...

Teaching Outside the Textbook About Rosa Parks in Kennesaw, Georgia – Zinn Education Project

In March 2023, Georgia’s Kennesaw State University Teaching for Black Lives study group and #BlackTeachersMatter hosted a “Rosa Parks: Activist, ...

Social History From the Global South: New Voices from Southern Africa. Reflections on British Academy Funded Writing Workshop, University of the Free State, South Africa.

      Background to the British Academy Writing Workshop Scheme Between 13 and 15 February 2023, 15 postgraduate/early-career researchers ...

Reconstruction Workshop in Vermont – Zinn Education Project

I’ve learned more here today about Reconstructionthan in all my formal education. I came away with more knowledge about Reconstruction ...

People’s History Banned in Florida – Zinn Education Project

In the face of attempts by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to ban AP African American studies, social justice books, and ...

I Saw Death Coming: A History of Terror and Survival in the War Against Reconstruction – Zinn Education Project

On March 20, 2023, historian Kidada Williams joined Prentiss Charney Fellow Jessica Rucker to discuss her latest book, I Saw ...

The Trouble with Text Mining: And why some projects take a long time, and future projects might take less time

  Introduction and Context   The technology seemed to be in place. Biologists and computer scientists assured me that topic ...

‘Historical Research in the Digital Age’, Part 5: ‘Digitising History from a Global Perspective; and what this tells us about access and inequality’

  Since the advent of the Internet and World Wide Web in the early 1990s, historians have gained access to ...