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Posts published in “Year: 2014”

Interview with Yangwen Zheng

I was lucky enough to interview the History department’s most electric member: DrYangwen Zheng. Joining the university and effectively starting its Chinese history curriculum, she…

The Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree Tradition

  Forget the John Lewis Christmas advert: as far as traditions go, the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree given to Britain by Norway is one of…

Infidelities of Rulers

The infidelity of those in the limelight is an issue that always has, and probably always will be, one of public interest. In the modern…

The Middle Passage

The Middle Passage was a route which slaves were transported through from West Africa to America. It was part of the Transatlantic Triangle. The triangle…