Wednesday, 13 November 2019


Telegrams are longer articles with an ‘applied’ historical dimension of approximately 1,500 words

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 century

DR PHILIP HITCHINGS assesses Britain’s past engagement with the Holy Roman Empire, before arguing that it might provide inspiration for the development of a new British continental strategy towards the European Union

NAMAN HABTOM-DESTA critiques and responds to Dr Thomas Peak’s call for a British doctrine of atrocity prevention

RIAN WHITTON questions whether Britain has lost sight of what made it great and whether it is time to dust off forgotten economic ideas

MARTIN TODD argues that although historical awareness cannot assist with predicting the character of future wars, it can help ensure that military doctrine, capability and training are well-founded and mutually coherent

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

DAVID SANCHEZ argues that the Great Siege of Gibraltar had a profound impact on the identity of Gibraltar and consolidated British influence over the Mediterranean gateway to the Atlantic Ocean

DR THOMAS PEAK argues that 20 years after the Kosovo War, Britain still lacks a cohesive mass atrocity prevention strategy