Diversity and Inequality in the Library

Diversity and Inequality in the Library

By Matt Shaw and Michael Townsend There aren’t many awards for libraries, but if there were, a case for a speech similar to that made by Joachim Phoenix at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards could be made. For his best actor speech,...
10 Key Findings from the RHS Race, Ethnicity & Equality Report

10 Key Findings from the RHS Race, Ethnicity & Equality Report

Today the Royal Historical Society (RHS) has launched its much anticipated report ‘Race, Ethnicity & Equality in UK History: A Report and Resource for Change.’ The full report includes significant, original research, and highlights the racial and ethnic...

Embodying Race in Colonial Spanish America

Latin American History seminar 16 October 2012 Rebecca Earle (Warwick) Embodying Race in Colonial Spanish America   Casta paintings have become quite popular in the art and antiques world.  Largely created in eighteenth century Mexico by unknown artists and purposed...