Shane Ewen shows how great improvements in public fire safety are at risk in an age where successive governments are on a mission to cut "red tape" - the result is Grenfell. Will we see a return to the reactive "tombstone legislation" of the 1950s to 1970s?
Katie Barclay reviews the operation of the nineteenth century workhouse and the twentieth century asylum to show that once emotional and financial investment in welfare systems fails, abuse and cruelty become systemically enabled.
The UK seems to have set an unusually high bar for prosecuting war criminals, argues Jon Silverman, but a lack of transparency prevents us knowing why.
Glen O'Hara calls for a new approach to Brexit from historians - personal politics should be put aside if expertise is to win through.
Laura King looks at the wider context of the recent all-male, all-white "applied history" conference in Stanford.
How can history - even ancient history - inform modern campaigning? Iranian-American democracy campaigner Mariam Memarsadeghi and Egyptologist Alex Loktionov discuss approaches.
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Thirty years on from a landmark report concerned with civil service reform, co-author Kate Jenkins discusses its legacy and significance with former civil servant Sir Richard Mottram and contemporary historian Dr
Political disengagement, a lack of respect for governing institutions, and a gulf between elite and popular understandings of key political issues - are these uniquely modern issues? Often our assumptions about
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