Current Research

  • The Power of Collaboration

    Recently, when conversing with a long-time archivist, I learned that up until the late 1990s and early 2000s, archives were seen as a source of knowledge created by historians, for historians. It’s not a coincidence, then, that conversations I’ve had with other researchers has had a recurring theme: the questionable accessibility of historical records. When…

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  • The Aim of Decolonisation

    People often think that the most interesting historical narratives originate from the ‘richest’ of archival sources – those which answer our inquiries and seemingly tell an entire story. Yet our exploration into figures who forged London’s older global links challenges this position.

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