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 307 Opinion Articles listed by date and they are all freely searchable by theme, author or keyword.
The myth of the Blitz spirit could be actively dangerous, says Henry Irving - we need to define a Coronavirus spirit of our own, where engaged citizenship encourages social distancing
Jane Stevens Crawshaw on early modern Italy's experiences with quarantine - originating in Venice as a response to plague
Anne Hanley finds that women's sexual health choices are still subject to regulation with the moral overtones of a hundred years ago - and health outcomes may suffer as a result
The December 2019 general election campaign has been like no other - partly due to the lack of scrutiny.
Next week's election could be a turning point in the history of post-war social democracy, says Adrian Williamson.
Most states have a clear "moment of creation" for their constitutions. Michael Braddick shows that the UK is the exception - and that this is key to understanding current debate.
Brexit may seem unprecented, but 'Brexit-like' disruptions to trade (i.e. wars) occurred in the medieval and early modern periods. What did they mean for trade, supply and pricing?
Clifford Williamson looks at the history of autumn-winter general elections, and finds they are not generally auspicious for incumbent governments.
Read more about H&P co-founder Prof Simon Szreter's team's prize-winning plan for a step change in the UK's economic growth
Human remains were unlawfully gathered from across the world in the age of colonialism - Jeremiah J Garsha argues that museums now need to adopt policies to assist Indigenous attempts to bring their people home.
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