Saturday, 15 August 2020

History

PROF BRENDAN SIMMS looks at the eightieth anniversary of the evacuation at Dunkirk, comparing Britain’s situation in 1940 with 2020

PROF GERHARD L WEINBERG discusses the end of the Second World War in Europe

DR SIMON WALDMAN looks back at the Iranian Embassy siege in 1980 and assesses subsequent relations between Britain and the Islamic Republic

DR CHRIS NEWTON assesses the Allied landing at Anzac Cove in Galipolli during the First World War on 25th April 1915

DR ALEXANDER CLARKE assesses the long-term implications of the Asama Maru Incident of 21st January 1940, when a British cruiser intercepted German merchant seamen on a Japanese ocean liner

TOBIAS CREMER looks at the attempts of Britain and Germany to draw the Middle East into their geostrategic competition at the turn of the twentieth century

PROF ANDREW LAMBERT explains the reasons behind the Royal Navy’s victory over the French Navy during the Battle of Quiberon Bay, before linking Britain’s success to its dynamic and inclusive ...

ELOISE DAVIES argues that it might be easier to navigate the politics of Brexit by better understanding British political and economic ideas surrounding liberty and sovereignty in the eighteenth century

DR ANDREW THOMPSON argues that Britain needs to study and understand its history in relation to both sides of the Atlantic Ocean if it is to prosper in the twenty-first ...

PROF ANDREW LAMBERT argues that even 100 years after German sailors scuttled the High Seas Fleet, the reverberations are still being felt