Tag: British history
Back to School: History Education and the Coronavirus Tutoring Initiative
Written by Jess Womack. Over the past year, the Coronavirus Tutoring Initiative has been linking up University students and Secondary School pupils. This “return to school” has revealed some of the problems in the current approaches to teaching history.
“Undeniable community service”: It’s A Sin and the Forgotten Women of the AIDS Crisis
Written by Ruby Hann. Russel T. Davies’ series It’s a Sin has captured the hearts of the British public with its tender portrayal of the HIV/AIDS crisis in the LGBT+ community. Yet, where are the women? Women were active throughout the crisis and it’s time that work was represented in the national conversation.
Booze, Brexit and Britannia – Britain’s Gin Crazes
Written by Sophie Whitehead. The long and complex history of gin is often overlooked when discussing Britain’s ‘drink of choice’, a history which still has implications for our understanding of gin today.