Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Monday 21st August 2017 | Manchester, UK

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 »

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 »

Joan of Arc and the Hundred Years' War

Joan of Arc and the Hundred Years’ War

With International Women’s Day having just passed, it seems appropriate to pay homage to one of the most famous heroines in history, Joan of Arc. The Maid of Orléans, as More »

Abolition Of Widow Immolation In India

Abolition Of Widow Immolation In India

Sati is a Hindu funerary custom where a widow immolates herself on her husband’s funeral pyre or commits suicide in another manner shortly after her husband’s death. The now-obsolete act More »

Celebrating Women: The Fight against Gender Inequality

Celebrating Women: The Fight against Gender Inequality

‘Remember the dignity of your womanhood. Do not appeal, do not beg, do not grovel. Take courage, join hands, stand beside us, fight with us’ – Christabel Pankhurst From Christabeland More »