Journal Archive

Eras and Epochs

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We mark our 10th Anniversary with a wide variety of articles that connect current events in Edinburgh and the UK with previous phenomena that occurred across the world in different eras and epochs.

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Pitfalls and Promises

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Retrospect Journal’s first issue for the 2016-17 academic year. Find here a bumper issue of articles that speak to the themes of leadership, power, and war, and the pitfalls and promises that come with these themes.

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Terror and Tranquility

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Retrospect’s Autumn/Winter 2015 issue encompassing the contrasting themes of ‘Terror’ and ‘Tranquillity’. Read our academic pieces, features and reviews, as well as our new historical fiction section.

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Breakthrough

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A compilation edition of Retrospect’s ‘Discovery’ and ‘Milestones’ issues of the academic year 2014/15.

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Discovery

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Our issue for winter 2014 was themed ‘Discovery’

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Origins

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The Spring/Summer 2014 edition of Retrospect is based on the theme ‘Origins.’

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Freedom

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The Autumn/Winter 2013 issue of Retrospect was based on the theme ‘Freedom.’ It includes academic articles, features and reviews on films, books and exhibitions.

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Failure

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The Spring/Summer 2013 issue of Retrospect was based on the theme ‘Failure.’

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Identity

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The Autumn/Winter 2012 issue of Retrospect was based on the theme ‘Identity.’ It includes academic articles, features and reviews on films, books and exhibitions.

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Haves and Have Nots

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The Spring/Summer 2011 issue of Retrospect was based on the theme ‘Haves and Have Nots.’

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Riot

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The Autumn/Winter 2011 issue of Retrospect was based on the theme ‘Riot.’

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Empire

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The Spring/Summer 2010 issue of Retrospect was based on the theme ‘Empire.’

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Unlikely Unions

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The Autumn/Winter 2010 issue of Retrospect was based on the theme ‘Unlikely Unions.’

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ED24 Archive

We have produced five ed24 issues which were written, produced, designed and published in one 24-hour period. This is done as part of the University of Edinburgh’s Innovative Learning Week initiative in which the University organises events designed to engage students in new and innovative ways of learning and teaching.

Voices of the City: Echoes of Edinburgh

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Introducing Innovative Learning Week 2016’s 24-hour edition ‘Echoes of Edinburgh’, another ed24 magazine by Retrospect written, edited and designed in a single day.

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Collaborate

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Retrospect’s fourth ed24 issue themed ‘Collaborate’ for Innovative Learning Week 2015.

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Change

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A 36-page online magazine that students from the University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh College of Arts created from scratch in 24 hours. Interviews include: Sam Branson, Context MC and Ella Hickson.

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Journey

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A 36-page magazine created from scratch in 24 hours by students at the University of Edinburgh. Including interviews with singer-songwriters, comedians and Caggie Dunlop.

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Memory

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A 24 hour magazine concerning ‘Memory.’

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