Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Monday 29th May 2017 | Manchester, UK

The Academy Awards: Its history and its controversy

The Academy Awards: Its history and its controversy

Whether it is Ellen’s world-breaking selfie, Leonardo DiCaprio’s agonising wait or that La La Land/Moonlight awkward moment, the Academy Awards always attracts huge global attention. Every January the nominations for More »

Brexit: What Does It Mean For Us?

Brexit: What Does It Mean For Us?

Britain’s referendum on 23rd June, popularly known as ‘Brexit’, will have profound impact on the UK. The uncertainty created by the nature of such a referendum will affect the UK More »

Top Trumps - The US Presidential Election 2016

Top Trumps – The US Presidential Election 2016

The United States of America had always been a destination I wanted to travel to from a young age. Perhaps it was the appeal of metropolis-esque cities such as New 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 »

The Invasion of Poland in 1939 and its Wider Implications

The Invasion of Poland in 1939 and its Wider Implications

It is hard to overstate the significance of the September Campaign, the Nazi-Soviet invasion of Poland, in catalysing the eruption of global warfare in 1939-45. Within two days of the More »