How does a former colony depict its coloniser once given the opportunity to tell its own history in school books?
Whatever past grievances were ingrained in social and political structures, history teaching did not challenge the myths enough.
What words come to the English, the Scots, and the Welsh when they are asked to summarize the history of their country?
The contexts in which the term ‘Britain’ is favoured over ‘England’, ‘Scotland’ or ‘UK’ reveals much about the underlying assumptions.
There are multiple obstacles to the teaching of Welsh history, arising from its linguistic and identity-related complexity.
The Irish Famine, a catastrophe which resulted in large scale loss of life and emigration, signalled a turning point in Anglo-Irish relations.
Monthly Editorial: June 2023 Abstract: Is it possible to separate geography from history and what role do place names play in positioning the things they name politically? These are two… Read More ›