How has ‘civilisation’ changed?

By David O’Brien, editor of Civilisation and Nineteenth-Century Art: A European Concept in a Global Context Today we hardly agree on what ‘civilisation’ is. Indeed, use of the word or its... READ MORE

Explaining peer review

By Meredith Carroll, Journals Manager and Senior Commissioning Editor: Archaeology and Medieval Studies Reviewer 2 walks into a bar and immediately says that this isn’t the joke he/she would... READ MORE

What’s a Saint?

Making and Remaking Saints in Nineteenth-Century Britain By Gareth Atkins July saw the publication of my new edited book, Making and Remaking Saints in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Containing essays... READ MORE

Regenerating East Manchester: Author Q&A

 Georgina Blakeley is Lecturer in Politics at the Open University Brendan Evans is Emeritus Professor of Politics at the University of Huddersfield What book in this field has inspired you the most?... READ MORE

Finding Shakespeare’s New Place

By Paul Edmondson In March 2010, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust started to lift the turf on the site of Shakespeare’s family home. It was the start of ‘Dig for Shakespeare’, a seasonal... READ MORE

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