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Photo: Max Pixel @ Public Domain

Anna McFadzean explores menstruation throughout history, and the exhibition focused on society’s complex relationship with periods

Photo: David Teniers @ Public Domain

For the love of money

Sophia Ashby delves into the history of Valentine’s Day, because all relationships have complicated pasts.

Photo: Insomnia Cured Here @Flickr

Review: Stan and Ollie

Jon S. Baird’s Stan and Ollie (2018) is a sweet reminder of the humanity behind humour, and the pleasure of those who make us laugh, and love.

Photo: Sophie Marriott

In this edition of Artefact of the Week, Sophie Marriott looks at a ceramic jug from the Nasca Culture of Pre-Hispanic South America and how their mysterious and captivating artistry was filled with their iconography

Photo: The Mancunion.

Victoria Evans explores the ‘Women Who Shaped Manchester’ exhibition at the John Rylands Library, and delves into the history of a city built on female resilience.

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Erin McKay – Werner Herzog explores the rise and fall of the eighth and final Premier of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev.

Museums Photo: Rolando Silva @ Flickr

Hannah Vallance argues that British Museums must de-colonise if they are to create space for indigenous communities in the mainstream historical narrative.

Photo: NASA @ Wikimedia Commons

Editor Jacklin Kwan looks at the history of how society has come to face an existential environmental threat at the hands of climate change. Could things have been different?

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