Alexander Candlin argues that slavery reparation payments to compensate for the actions of those in the 18th century are no way for us to learn from the past
In the wake of International Women’s Day, The Mancunion takes time to recognise the outstanding contributions female scientists have made
Anna McFadzean explores menstruation throughout history, and the exhibition focused on society’s complex relationship with periods
Sophia Ashby delves into the history of Valentine’s Day, because all relationships have complicated pasts.
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.
Armand Azra looks at the ways history can be appropriated, rewritten and abused by undemocratic and nationalistic campaigns, as he sees happening in Malaysia today
Anuli Changa reviews ‘SIX’ The Musical, the new smash hit by Marlow and Morris, fresh from the West End
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
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.
Jack Greeney visits the SU Steve Biko exhibition, and contemplates the University’s history of divestment with regards to current divestment campaigns
Erin McKay – Werner Herzog explores the rise and fall of the eighth and final Premier of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev.
Alex Moores explores the vibrant history of north campus, and its growth alongside industry and scientific research in Manchester.
With LGBT History Month approaching, Jessica Blair takes a look at the upcoming events aiming to celebrate Manchester’s diverse community in a time of political adversity
The recording comes from a vital point in the space race
Hannah Vallance argues that British Museums must de-colonise if they are to create space for indigenous communities in the mainstream historical narrative.
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?
A study by the Royal Historical Society recently found that less than 100 history professors working in the UK are from a black background.