Episode 3: Sino-British Relations in the 19th Century

In this episode, Rebecca Bowers spoke to 3rd Year Politics and Modern History student Bria Cotton, on Sino-British Relations in the 19th Century, the topic of her dissertation. Discussing the key features of national memory and identity, Bria explained to us the importance of events such as the Boxer Rebellion and the Opium Wars, and Continue Reading

Episode 2: The Life of Rachel Carson (featuring Mollie Ramos)

In Episode 2, we spoke to Mollie Ramos, head of the Online Team about her article on ‘The Life of Rachel Carson’, featuring in Issue 32: Religion, Culture and Environment. Described as the “essence of gentle scholarship”, Rachel Carson’s most notable contribution ‘Silent Spring’ revolutionised the role of environmental protection and conservation, and as we Continue Reading

Episode 1: Manchester Historian Editors (featuring: Laura Ali & Will Kerrs)

Welcome to the first instalment of the Manchester Historian Podcast. In this episode, we spoke to editors of the magazine for the 2018/19 year, Laura Ali and Will Kerrs. We discussed everything from what led them to get involved in the magazine, to the processes they go through to getting the magazine to publish, the Continue Reading

‘The Great Fire’ Review, by Zoey Strzelecki

The Great Fire of London (1666), which began on Pudding Lane, recently became the focus of an ITV drama. The city of London, made predominantly fromtimber buildings, burned for 3 days, leaving 70,000 of 80,000 inhabitants of London homeless.This series dramatizes some of the events that took place while London burned, however it becomes over-embellished Continue Reading