On Pediatric Vaccines and Catholic Social Teaching

Get free access to Conor M. Kelly’s piece, ‘On Pediatric Vaccines and Catholic Social Teaching‘, in Horizons: The Journal of the College Theology Society until January 31, 2019.…


A Puerto Rican Decolonial Theology

A Puerto Rican Decolonial Theology: Prophesy Freedom. By Teresa Delgado. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. xv + 204 pages. $99.00.…


The Ancient Constitution and the Languages of Political Thought

My essay explores the nature of the myth of the Ancient Constitution, its manifestations over three centuries, and its historical and conceptual difficulties.


Science in History: From the Cold War to Trump

This episode neatly captures the way in which Cold War politics framed much of the debate about the history of science in the twentieth century. My Retrospect essay, and the accompanying articles, chart that changing historiography.


Male Anxiety and the English Landed Gentry 1700-1900

Our article explores anxiety as a gendered emotion in a specific part of a social group across a long period of time: the anxieties of younger sons of the English landed gentry in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Drawing on recent theories and empirical studies in the history of emotions, we analyse anxiety through the correspondence of 11 gentry families.


Unlocking records for North American climate change from 450 million year old teeth

Can tiny fossilized teeth from a prehistoric animal most closely resembling a lamprey provide crucial information about climatic change from over 450 million years ago?…


Talking by means of the calligraphy brush

This blog accompanies Rebekah Clements’ Historical Journal article Brush talk as the ‘lingua franca’ of diplomacy in Japanese–Korean encounters, c.…


What does peer review do?

This blog accompanies the article The Royal Society and the Prehistory of Peer Review, 1665–1965 by Noah Moxham and Aileen Fyfe published in The Historical Journal.…