Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Sunday 28th May 2017 | Manchester, UK

Women in Greek Mythology

Women in Greek Mythology

Greek mythology is filled with wonderfully bizarre tales of bravery, redemption and sex. The purpose of these myths was to explain the customs and history of the Ancient Greeks. The More »

Women's March

Women’s March

In the wake of Donald Trump’s inauguration, thousands of women across America and the UK took up their signs and expressed their desire for change at the Women’s March on More »

Reclaim the Night

Reclaim the Night

The empowerment of standing shoulder to shoulder with individuals who passionately stand against sexual crimes against women, rape culture and victim blaming is immeasurable. In late February of this year, More »

Edith Cavell – An insight into the nurse executed by the Germans

Edith Cavell – An insight into the nurse executed by the Germans

2017 will mark the 102nd anniversary of Edith Louisa Cavell’s death. Born on the 4 December 1872 in a small Norfolk town, Cavell began training to become a nurse at More »

St Patrick’s Day: Why is March 17th such a big day across the globe?

St Patrick’s Day: Why is March 17th such a big day across the globe?

We’ve all heard of Saint Patrick’s Day. Every year on 17 March people all over the world celebrate this occasion and all things Irish by dressing up in green and More »