Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Saturday 22nd July 2017 | Manchester, UK

Lucy Wickham

French Elections - Macron beats Le Pen Comfortably: Results and Implications of the French Election 2017

French Elections – Macron beats Le Pen Comfortably: Results and Implications of the French Election 2017

In April 2016, a few hundred people gathered in a provincial town north of Paris to hear Emmanuel Macron speak. Macron spoke of French industry and employment, and set out More »

Noisy Neighbours: A history of Korea – Division into North and South Korea

Noisy Neighbours: A history of Korea – Division into North and South Korea

According to a 2014 BBC World Service poll, just 3 percent of South Koreans view North Korea in a positive light, with 91 percent expressing a negative view. This statistic More »

ISIL and their Impact on History

ISIL and their Impact on History

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) burst onto the international scene in 2014 when they seized large swathes of land in Iraq and Syria. In June 2014, More »

2014-2016 Venezuelan Political Struggles

2014-2016 Venezuelan Political Struggles

On 1st September 2016, 1,000,000 people marched on Caracas in the largest demonstration in Venezuelan history. You might ask why, but the answer depends upon who you ask. The protests More »

9/11

9/11

Have you ever done an internet search for ‘terrorist attacks since 9/11? I suspect not. But if you did, as I have to write this piece, you’d be astounded at More »