Abstract: We argue that historians have a duty to push back against the systemic issues that shape our own field and profession and to respond to current crises and problems.... Read More ›
Monthly Editorial July 2021 Abstract: Public history has often been conflated with local history and as such has been seen as less significant than forms of history that speak to... Read More ›
Abstract: The question of whether Immanuel Kant is a racist or even the founder of European racism is subject to ongoing debate in philosophical research and has only recently sparked... Read More ›
Underlying inequalities will remain despite the erasure of historically racist monuments, and perhaps even by virtue of such erasure.
Luke Willis Thompson's "autoportrait" has gained a nomination for this year's prestigious Turner Prize - and sparked fierce accusations of profiteering off of black suffering.
In the culture of politics and history, racism is a thoroughly over-used term. It belongs neither to political nor to cultural-scientific lines of thought, and its meaning has been poorly defined.