history

Double sided statues: why we need to rethink history

‘It’s easier to look at a statue of Lenin and see the two sides of the history that he represents because, at least for me, he isn’t an immediate part of my cultural heritage.’

Elizabeth Reynard explores the dual nature of history that our statues represent.





So.. Why do we celebrate Valentine’s Day?

Reader, I married him. I looked at him across the dancefloor and stared deep into his eyes.  ‘Will you?’, I said, heart-racing, vision blurring.  ‘I don’t know you very well, but…okay,’ he replied. Success! 3…


Degree Reviews: The reality of DPhil History

This post is part of a series of articles that The Oxford Blue will be publishing about Oxford degrees. First person, in depth, and critical accounts of an Oxford education are hard to find online…


Degree Reviews: Undergraduate History

This post is the first in a series of articles that The Oxford Blue will be publishing about Oxford degrees. First person, in depth, and critical accounts of an Oxford education are hard to find…