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  • 25 May 2022
    Alistair Robinson

    Victorians, Vagrancy and One-way Tickets to Rwanda

    On 14 May Boris Johnson announced that preparations have been made to ship 50 ‘illegal’ immigrants from the UK to Rwanda, a country to which they have no connection. This is a cruel and baffling piece of policy, but it is not without precedent. In the late eighteenth century, Black loyalists who had fought for […]

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  • 4 Aug 2013
    A Victorian woman shelters a man from the sun.

    Dr Ben Griffin on the Politics of Gender

    Dr Ben Griffin, winner of the coveted Royal Historical Society Whitfield Prize, reveals why he challenged traditional assumptions about the struggle for women's rights in his book, 'The Politics of Gender in Victorian Britain'.

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