January 17, 2018 1
Among the crises present the annual meeting of the American Historical Association, the question of historians' responsibility to explain -- and answer for -- the Trump presidency was a prominent one, writes Yale correspondent Emma Shortis
February 24, 2017 7
Donald Trump isn't the end of the Enlightenment. But he draws his strength from some of the same turmoil that accompanied the eruption of rational, democratic thought in the 18th century.
September 9, 2016 18
RUOK Day is the latest addition to the liturgical calendar, where the same comment pieces are written (and "taken down" on social media) and nothing ever changes.
May 21, 2015
Islamic State's destruction of the ancient city of Palmyra is heartbreaking. But its history and artifacts do not belong to the world; they belong to Syria alone.
March 2, 2015
As part of our ongoing 15th birthday celebrations, Crikey looks back at 2001, the year that was.
December 18, 2012 3
Free, mass online courses are sweeping the university world. Freelance journalist Erica Cervini signed up to a Princeton subject to see what the fuss was about.
January 31, 2011 104
When it comes to Christopher Pyne, lawyer, republican and politician, a couple of things. First, as a lawyer, it is always important to read documents carefully, writes Tony Taylor co-editor of the upcoming History Wars and the Classroom: Global Perspectives.
December 2, 2010
A group of researchers analysed 300 million events from the last century, compared the dates of each of them and came up with the least exciting day of all in the twentieth century: Sunday, April 11, 1954.
June 8, 2010 5
The tale of King Agamemnon's family is so dysfunctional that it makes The Simpsons look run-of-the mill, says Lloyd Bradford Syke. Enjoy a bloody night out with STC's Residents.
June 2, 2010 11
There isn’t a much more focused, or masculine, way to start the day than shaving with a straight razor. Try it, says Mark Andrews.