I’m using the word ‘migration’ here to encompass the variety of legal and illegal movement of people around the word. I’m not going to get into the pros and cons of migration, but I wanted to flesh out some early thoughts as to why it has increased in the post Second World War period intoContinue reading “Migration”

On Bias and fake news

We all have our biases and prejudices. Historians have their political views too. Navigating history, politics and current affairs in 2021 needs to be very alert to bias. One might even call it ‘fake news’. Separating truth from fiction is of course an historian’s job, but the ‘fake news’ problem is also part of theContinue reading “On Bias and fake news”