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

History

Professor John Oldfield introduces his new book on transatlantic abolitionism: The Ties that Bind

The Ties that Bind explores the close affinities that bound together anti-slavery activists in Britain and the USA during the middle decades of the nineteenth century, shedding important new light on the emergence of a vibrant and broad-based political culture that forced abolition to the centre of public debate. Author J. R. Oldfield introduces this new addition to our Liverpool Studies in International Slavery series in this blog post.