Why Not Let the Leaning Tower of Pisa Collapse?

Why Not Let the Leaning Tower of Pisa Collapse?

By Daniel Snowman This is the first in a series of three blog pieces by IHR Senior Fellow, Daniel Snowman, raising provocative issues about how we regard and memorialise what we think of as ‘history’. These will be published monthly. We all seek what we...

New Frontiers in American Slave Revolts

This post has kindly been written for us by Kathryn Olivarius, Past & Present Fellow. No champion of American slavery had a larger pulpit or did more articulate and forward proslavery ideology than Senator John C. Calhoun, the former Vice-President and darling of...

The Thought that Counts

This post has kindly been written for us by Benedict G. E. Wiedemann MA (UCL), Thornley Fellow, IHR. ‘A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer’ Seneca the Younger When is a gift not a gift? Simple. When either...