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 248 Opinion Articles listed by date and they are all freely searchable by theme, author or keyword.
Daniel Lomas sets the recent loss of historical papers by the government in context - cock-up or conspiracy?
Prof. Jean-Pierre Morin argues historians need to become more proactive in order to overcome the challenges they face when communicating with policymakers.
As debate about controversial political issues such as Europe accelerates, Dr Tom Charlton challenges historians to acknowledge the contestabilty of their interpretations - particularly when used to advocate for political ends.
As the TV adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall ends, Dr Richard Rex considers portrayals of Thomas Cromwell and Thomas More through the ages to reflect on historical fiction and history in an article co-published with openDemocracy.
Following comments made by Education Secretary Michael Gove, Dr Karine Varley looks at the differing ways in which historians and politicians treat war history.
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