History

South Africa: Between Hope and Reconciliation

Published as part of the Sustainable History Monograph Pilot, Improvising Reconciliation turns to the cultural sphere in South Africa in order to rethink reconciliation. In this blog post, author Ed Charlton discusses the hopeful visions and the sense of doubt in South Africa's reconciliation. Thirty years after apartheid’s end, much has changed in South Africa. But … Continue reading

Journals, Modern Languages, News, Political History, Uncategorized

Journal Archives – a comprehensive collection of leading academic research from 1934 – 2004

To celebrate the launch of the new journal archives from Liverpool University Press, we hear from several journal editors on what they like best about looking back and reflecting on past journal issues, and why it’s great news for readers seeking historical research in the fields of Modern Languages and Political History. Political History Archive … Continue reading

History

The Byzantine Romance of Livistros and Rodamne and its place in Medieval Eurasian erotic fiction

For many informed readers or simple enthusiasts the presence of erotic literature in the western or eastern medieval world (the poems of the Carmina Burana, for example, or various tales in The Thousand and One Nights) does not come as a surprise. For the most of us, however, the very existence of erotic literature in … Continue reading