Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Telegrams

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

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 political culture

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