Category: Volume 1 Issue 7 – Theory

Objectivism is subjective

Article by Marc Geddes. Edited by Liam Geoghegan. As a profession, History is an evolving phenomenon that seeks to answer questions most pertinent to the present; moreover, the essence of history has always been to obtain knowledge. Yet what knowledge?…

A Song for Europe

Article by Stephen Woodward. Edited by Claire Stratton. Additional Research by Faye Hunter. The end of May will see the eyes of Europe turn to an indoor football stadium in Norway. This is not due to Stabaek FC having made…

Myth and History

Article by Thom Absalom. Edited by Claire Stratton. Additional Research by Liz Goodwin. If you asked someone what history is all about, you would most likely get a reply something along the lines of ‘discovering and recording facts about things…

The Frankfurt School

Article by Liam Geoghegan. Edited by Harriet Di Francesco. Additional Research by Lauren Puckey. I had barely heard of the Frankfurt School until a few months ago. By “barely heard of” what I really mean is I’m sure it came…

Petrarch and Postcolonialism

Article by Robyn Parker. Edited by Liam Geoghegan. Additional Research by Ellie Veryard. ‘There are deserts and wastelands, not just of geography, but of times as well.‘ Francis Bacon, Novum Organum (1620) As an undergraduate I studied History and Politics.…

Cross-dressing

Article by Zara Barua. Edited by Harriet Di Francesco. Additional Research by Kathy Stein. In an attempt to lighten historical writing I have tried to focus on unconventional topics of discussion. This issue’s topic, therefore, is cross-dressing. Historians have talked…

History from Below

Article by Amy Calladine. Edited by Hannah Lyons. Additional Research by Helen Midgley. ‘For some the Group was, if not exactly a way of life, then at least a small cause, as well as a minor way of structuring leisure.…