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Press Roundup

Honors and awards

Congratulations to Dr. Malcolm Dick, Editor of Midland History, who has received an an OBE for services to History in the West Midlands. Dr. Dick is Lecturer in Regional and Local History and Director in the Centre for West Midlands History at the University of Birmingham. Read more here.

Editors, authors, and articles in the news

1968 in the Time of the Plague
Public Seminar
Article by Jeremy Varon, Editor of The Sixties

Jeremy Varon in Conversation: The Meanings and Legacies of the 1960s
The New School: Research Matters
Interview with Jeremy Varon, Editor of The Sixties

Why the lack of Indian and African faces in Dunkirk matters
The Guardian
“‘Operation Legacy’: Britain’s Destruction and Concealment of Colonial Records Worldwide”
Commonwealth & Imperial History

Mainstream media’s moral cowardice: Time for the Times (and everyone else) to stand against evil

“The idea of “the liberal media” and its roots in the civil rights movement”
The Sixties

History tells us we've got GDP wrong. Here's why
World Economic Forum
Article by Luke Messac, author of “Outside the Economy: Women’s Work and Feminist Economics in the Construction and Critique of National Income Accounting”
The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 

Almetric Articles

Article Title Author Journal Title
Tracing the ethnic origins of enslaved Africans in GrenadaShantel GeorgeAtlantic Studies
Displaced children of Europe, then and now: photographed, itinerant and obstructed witnessesSimone GigliottiPatterns of Prejudice
The rise of living alone and loneliness in historyK. D. M. SnellSocial History
‘Old’ and ‘New’ Welfare: The Poor Law and Social Housing in Leicestershire, c.1925-1929Nicola BlacklawsMidland History
Outside the Economy: Women’s Work and Feminist Economics in the Construction and Critique of National Income AccountingLuke MessacThe Journal of Imperial & Commonwealth History
The Trade Goes, and the Flag Follows? British State Intervention and Natural Resource Extraction in Colombia, 1989–2010Kevin John McEvoyThe International History Review
Potter v. Minahan: Chinese Australians, the law and belonging in White AustraliaKate BagnallHistory Australia
The Colombo Powers: crafting diplomacy in the Third World and launching Afro-Asia at BandungCindy EwingCold War History