Friday 1st August 2014 | Manchester, UK
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Comedy of errors The recent ban of Twitter and YouTube in Turkey has highlighted the tension between the state and the citizen. James Brannan examines how and why states turn to censorship.
Beds to bookshelves: recent discoveries at Chetham’s Library Charlotte Johnson looks at the recent discoveries made about it's furniture, curios and paintings at Chetham's Library.
How Britain brought football to the world Joshua Flew explores how the British national game became international through industry, and finds out how the world beat us at our own game.
Where are you really from? 'No, tell me where you’re really from.' Not as recent a phenomenon as we may think… Ata Rahman looks at everyday racism by exploring his own family's roots.
A year in photos: 1984 Charlotte Johnson looks at the year 1984 in photos. Apple Inc recreates Orwell's 1984 in an ad, which was the closest the world got to his dystopia.
Undiscovered heroes of history: Flora Tristan Tristan was a socialist writer and activist in early nineteenth century France, and was one of the founders of modern feminism. She was also a keen travel writer. Evie Hull profiles her interesting life.
History Society update Read an update from the History Society about the goings-on in the new academic term, September 2013.
History Society update James Eatwell, History Society president writes his final report for the Society this year, and announces the new team.
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