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 305 Opinion Articles listed by date and they are all freely searchable by theme, author or keyword.
Professor Simon Szreter looks at the EU referendum in the context of our voting system and its historical trends
Professor Simon Szreter, Managing Editor History & Policy reflects on the life of Jo Cox and the democratic principles of freedom of speech.
Looking at the recent history of the Dutch EU-Ukraine referendum, Prof. Joop van Holsteyn & Tom Louwerse suggest how British voters are likely to interpret the forthcoming EU referendum.
Kings PhD student Lois Lane offers the historic reactions to the Little Domesday Book as a parable to today's Investigatory Powers Bill.
Big business frequently lobbies the public during political campaigns. Matt Qvortrup looks to history to ask: does their opinion matter?
Khurram Jowiya offers a potted history of the short-lived Pro-Euro Conservative Party (PECP).
Marcel Stoetzler explores Labour's current antisemitism scandal through the lens of historical antisemitism in British politics.
Ahead of the 2016 EU Referendum, Paul Cartledge offers a potted history of referendums throughout the ages.
N. C. Fleming argues that the recent Conservative backbench revolt on Sunday Trading Laws is indicative of the party's historic identification with Christianity.
Prof. Robert Tombs offers an historical explanation of Britain's uneasy relationship with European integration.
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