Introducing the Journal of Chinese History

The study of Chinese history outside of China has grown remarkably since the 1960s and is certainly one of the liveliest fields of history today.…


Urban Sights – Urban History’s latest multimedia special issue is now available

Matt Delmont, Guest Editor of ‘Urban Sights: Urban History and Visual Culture,’ introduces this latest multimedia special issue from Urban History.   Urban History is pleased to announce the publication of an online special issue ‘Urban Sights: Urban History and Visual Culture’.…


The creation of medieval papal history

Rosamond McKitterick, University of Cambridge, discusses her forthcoming article ‘The papacy and Byzantium in the seventh- and early eighth-century sections of the Liber pontificalis’, which will be published in Papers of the British School at Rome later this year.


How to write about China and India

How to write about China and India – Jahnavi Phalkey As  BJHS Themes, the new, fully open access, peer-reviewed journal from the British Society for the History of Science, publishes its first issue, one of the volume’s editors, Jahnavi Phalkey, gives her observations on the opportunities and challenges on writing about China and India.…


Q & A With Professor David O. Morgan, The Mongols and Post Mongol Asia

The latest issue of the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society is a special double issue which honours the contribution Professor David O’ Morgan has made over many years to the understanding of the Mongols and their fascinating story.…


The future of the Anglican Communion: Primates, numbers, and other considerations By Daniel Muñoz

The future of the Anglican Communion hung in the air – or rather a whirlwind – of uncertainty, as Anglican Primates from around world met in Lambeth in mid-January 2016.…


Parents Just Don’t Understand: Ambiguity in Stories about the Childhood of Jesus

“Parents Just Don’t Understand: Ambiguity in Stories about the Childhood of Jesus” Chris Frilingos, Michigan State University   This article is about early Christian accounts of the family life of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph.…