Interview with Kate McCaffrey, Assistant Curator at Hever Castle
Historian and Assistant Curator at Hever Castle, Kate McCaffrey conducted pioneering research on Anne Boleyn’s Book of Hours. Naomi Wallace interviews Kate where she discusses her intriguing discoveries and career.
Editing the Jamaica Reader: A Conversation with Professor Diana Paton and Professor Matthew Smith
Professor Diana Paton and Professor Matthew Smith sit down with Retrospect’s EIC, Jamie Gemmell, to discuss their new volume: The Jamaica Reader: History, Culture, Politics.
Writing Postcolonial Histories – A Conversation with Dr. Julie Gibbings
Dr Julie Gibbings sits down with Retrospect’s Jamie Gemmell to discuss her 2020 work Our Time is Now: Race and Modernity in Postcolonial Guatemala.
Book One to Book Two: Writing Histories of Atlantic Slavery
Professor Vincent Brown joined Retrospect for an interview titled, “Book One to Book Two: Writing Histories of Atlantic Slavery.” Here, we offer an edited transcript of the conversation
Scots: The Mither Tongue – In Conversation with Billy Kay
Written by Mhairi Ferrier. Billy Kay’s accessible history of the Scots language written in 1986 has had an undeniable effect on conversations surrounding the cultural importance of the Scots language. Mhairi Ferrier interviews Kay about writing the book as well as its impact in the years since.