Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Wednesday 22nd November 2017 | Manchester, UK

Issue 17! Christmas!

Issue 17! Christmas!

Is that time of year where the essays are piling on, nights in the library are getting longer and exam revision is looming. But the end of the semester does More »

Issue 16

Issue 16

In 1484, Pope Innocent VIII issued the summis desiderantes affectibus, a papal bull that recognised the existence of witches and gave full papal approval to hunt them. In the early More »

Halloween: A History

Halloween: A History

‘[Halloween] is thought to be a night when witches, devils, and other mischief-making beings are abroad on their baneful midnight errands; particularly those aerial people, the fairies, are said on More »

Issue 15

Issue 15

Summer is over, and the chill in the Manchester air is a reminder that winter is imminent. So we have provided you with some fantastic reading material for those long More »

Issue 14

Issue 14

As you sit at a desk trying to recall a mountain of information learnt in three hours each week for the last few months, it’s tempting to dream about pastures More »