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

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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?

Photo: Claudia Neuray

This week’s edition of ‘Artefact of the Week’, Claudia Neuray presents a brief history of the Principal Hotel, a landmark most pass frequently, yet know little about

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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

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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.

Photo: Kirstie O'Mahony @The Mancunion

Sources suggest that the fermentation/pickling process, buying hyper-local produce to minimise environmental impact, healthy fast food and snacks, and booze-free food and drink are all popular trends during 2018. The trends of fermentation/pickling and buying from the most localised sources indicate a fashionable step into Britain’s agricultural past. What can we, in 2018, learn from […]