H&P encourages historians to use their expertise to shed light on issues of the day. If you are interested in submitting an opinion piece for publication, please see our editorial guidelines. We currently have 230 Opinion Articles listed by date and they are all freely searchable by theme, author or keyword.
Nigel Fletcher shows that this is not the first time a US President's proposed visit to the UK has become deeply controversial
Erika Tominaga suggests that the advent of Donald Trump could be very good news for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Matthew Grant assesses Theresa May's Philadelphia speech - what does it show us about her inadequate grasp of the history of British international affairs?
Helene von Bismarck argues that British Prime Ministers have fundamentally misunderstood what the European project means to Germany
David Vincent asks whether the so-called 'Snooper's Charter' is really unprecedented in the history of surveillance and security legislation
Lucy Delap argues that inquiries into recent historical events are vital for full understanding, lesson learning and public trust.
Hormone Pregnancy Test (HPT) drugs are currently the subject of a government inquiry. Jesse Olszynko-Gryn suggest that consideration of the historical context is vital for a full understanding.
N. C. Fleming argues that apparently contradictory Conservative positions on socio-economic uncertainty and "Hard Brexit", actually have their antecedents in attitudes within the party a century ago.
Russian expansion and a disregarded treaty - Hugh Small shows how the situation in Ukraine and Crimea today compares closely to that of 150 years ago.
This is not the first time a popular vote to leave Europe has brought constitutional arrangements into question. Jens Wendel-Hansen looks at the case of Greenland in 1985.
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