Medical History – Highlights of a Decade podcasts #2

Adding voices to papers…Medical History‘s second podcast is now available online Medical History’s  2nd podcast is an engaging interview with Mark Jackson in which he discusses his paper ‘“Divine Stramonium”: The Rise and Fall of Smoking for Asthma.…


Itinerario to host on-line discussion with Prof. David Armitage

The Itinerario editorial board is pleased to present a stimulating interview with Prof. David Armitage, Chair of the Department of History at Harvard University, in the latest issue of the journal.…


BJHS – 50 years and counting…

An anniversary is a good time to pause and take stock. The British Journal for the History of Science has been publishing papers for fifty years, and its proud parent, the British Society for the History of Science (BSHS), the national learned society for the specialty, has been leading reflections as well as celebrations.…


A Peaceful Europe?

As the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to the EU for six decades of work in advancing peace in Europe, Contemporary European History’s editor Holger Nehring revisits the journal’s special issue on‘ A Peaceful Europe?…


Portraying Petroleum: Examining the impact of Oil on American culture

How has oil shaped American Culture? How do we explain the dominance of oil capitalism in American society? How has oil impacted on media, film, propaganda and art in the past 150 years?


The Role of Law in the History of European Integration

Scholars, politicians and others are fascinated by the real and potential power that the European Union has over member states. Some believe such power should be expanded while many others argue that the EU should be dismantled altogether.…


Perspectives on Politics Marks 10 Years Despite Canceled Conference

The 2012 American Political Science Association (APSA) Meeting & Exhibition, set to begin August 30, 2012 in New Orleans, was canceled as Hurricane Isaac made landfall in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.…


Carping on to critical acclaim: Bulletin of SOAS article wins 6th Inoue Yasushi Award

Edwina Palmer is the winner of the 6th Inoue Yasushi Award for Outstanding Research in Japanese Literature in Australia and New Zealand.


Life on the ground: Exploring the Africa ‘Local Intellectuals Strand’

In the latest issue of Africa Carola Lentz (University of Mainz) introduces the work of Kumbonoh Gandah, an intellectual and historian from Northern Ghana. Gandah was the son of an influential chief and witnessed the way in which colonial rule and political developments played out in Northern Ghana during the 1940s and 1950s.…


Medical History – Highlights of a Decade podcasts #1

Adding voices to papers…introducing Medical History’s first podcast. Sanjoy Bhattacharya, the editor of Medical History,  has invited some of his highly-respected colleagues to record short interviews discussing papers they have previously published in the journal. These papers make up a collection of ‘Highlights from a Decade’, selected to mark Medical History’s new publishing arrangement with Cambridge.…


Recruiting a journal editor: an HSS challenge

Some of the most important decisions that a journals publisher has to make involve selecting a new editorial team. This process can take many months, and can require careful analysis of both objective and subjective factors.


Urban History Multimedia – a new website and blog supporting scholars interested in digital multimedia work

Born-digital multimedia publishing can offer amazing opportunities, it can however also seem a little daunting.The recently launched Urban History Multimedia website and blog aims to address this.…