Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Sunday 23rd July 2017 | Manchester, UK

Syria, profiling the present through the past

Syria, profiling the present through the past

Unless you have been deliberately avoiding all forms of news media since December 2010, there is a good chance you will have heard of the Arab Spring. It is potentially More »

Meet the new History liasion officers

Meet the new History liasion officers

Charlotte Johnson interviews two of our newest permenant staff, Dr. Sasha Handley and Dr. Paul Oldfield.

Fees rise fallout

Fees rise fallout

Welcome Week 2012 may have seemed the usual riot of massive nights, thronging freshers’ fairs, and the now obligatory Student Union indignation at some fresh disgrace by club promoters. All More »

Ich Bin Ein Berliner!

Ich Bin Ein Berliner!

With the headaches of revision and hangovers of Pangea still strong in the memory 100 students set off for the History Society’s weekend away to Berlin. Whilst some were after More »

When bankers were good

When bankers were good

At the turn of the nineteenth century when the Industrial Revolution was transforming Britain’s economy, manufacturing and commercial enterprises needed credit and investment; hence the proliferation of financial institutions across More »