Suzannah Lipscomb

An Adult Education

There should be no contradiction in constructing a history curriculum that incorporates both Britain’s ‘national memory’ and its many diversities. My December History Today article can be read here. [caption id="attachment_3287" align="alignleft" width="300"] Bookish child: 'The Young Cicero Reading', fresco by Vincenzo Foppa, c.1464.[/caption]

An adult education

How should history be taught in schools? There should be no contradiction in constructing a history curriculum that incorporates both Britain’s ‘national memory’ and its many diversities, argues Suzannah Lipscomb in her November 2015 column for History Today. On the eve of the invasion of Iraq, in July 2003, Tony Blair…

Free Thinking

As Halloween fast approaches, Matthew Sweet is joined around the Free Thinking cauldron by guests (including me) to consider the season of the witch. Join me on BBC Radio 3, at 10pm, on Tuesday 27th October, when I will be discussing Witches with Marina Warer, Matthew Sweet, Claire Nally, Larushka…

Sex Changes Over Time

High minded allegations of prurience should not stop historians from examining the intimate lives of people in the past - My August History Today article [caption id="attachment_3147" align="alignleft" width="750"] Behind the curtain: an illustration from Barthelemy l'Anglais' Le Livre des Proprietes des choses, c.1410. - See more at: http://www.historytoday.com/suzannah-lipscomb/sex-changes-over-time#sthash.LmoKemHn.lwzcMZx2.dpuf[/caption]  
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