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 251 Opinion Articles listed by date and they are all freely searchable by theme, author or keyword.
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.
Theresa May's appointments appear distinctive and new in several ways, but Michael Kandiah argues the patterns and pressures behind them are the same as under previous Prime Ministers
Will Theresa May be weakened by becoming Prime Minister without an election? Dr Andrew Blick looks at the historical precedents.
N. C. Fleming responds to Evan Smith and Stephen Gray's recent opinion piece and argues that the Brexiteers deployed nostalgia more out of political expediency than conviction
Professor Philip Wood looks at early Muslim traditions and the implications for integration of Muslims in Britain today
Professor Simon Szreter looks at the EU referendum in the context of our voting system and its historical trends
Tehmina Goskar calls for a truer interpretation of history at the Tintagel Castle site.
Professor Simon Szreter, Managing Editor History & Policy reflects on the life of Jo Cox and the democratic principles of freedom of speech.
The Brexiteer's call of closer trade ties with the Commonwealth are not new. Evan Smith and Steven Gray explore the history.
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