Opinion Articles

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 245 Opinion Articles listed by date and they are all freely searchable by theme, author or keyword.


Open diplomacy? New embassies and old on the Thames

As the new US embassy is unveiled in London, Carl Bridge and Eileen Chanin look at a historical example of a truly "open" embassy building.

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The Investigatory Powers Act - a break with the past?

David Vincent asks whether the so-called 'Snooper's Charter' is really unprecedented in the history of surveillance and security legislation

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Cornwall, Authenticity and the Dark Ages: Controversy at Tintagel Castle

Tehmina Goskar calls for a truer interpretation of history at the Tintagel Castle site. 

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Rugby: Injury, Risk, Public Debate and History

Drawing on original archival research, Saracens F.C. club historians Colin Veitch and Tom Weir add a historical perspective to contemporary debates on injury risk in rugby.

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Football Ticket Prices: Some Lessons from History

Football fans across the United Kingdom are becoming increasingly vocal about rising ticket prices. Martin Johnes & Matthew Taylor offer a historical perspective.  

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‘From magic sponge to magic spray’: football and sports medicine

In the wake of the 2014 World Cup, Dr Neil Carter, of De Montfort University, examines the historical developments underpinning the relationship between sport, particularly football, and medicine. 

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Everything is History

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Why Thatcher’s attempt to boycott the 1980 Moscow Olympics failed

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No more reports, please: Lord Leveson and the uses of history

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