Students from across Oxford University explore the topics in history that interest them. Crossing and playing with disciplinary boundaries, OHR’s Student Voices section brings you the history that truly resonates with students.
- Don’t Hate the Player, Hate the Game“From governments and organisations…to individuals…sporting events have held the power to change the world on a political level.”
- Drifter: A Creative Translation based on ‘The Wanderer’Yasmin Howells discusses creative translation of Old English within a historical context, looking at 9th to 10th century poem ‘The Wanderer’.
- December 1973: Christmas in Crisis?OLIVER SHAW writes about the difficult winter of 1973-74 in Britain – and how glam rock came to the rescue.
- The Unhealed Wounds: The Catholic Church and the HolocaustIn March 1998, a Vatican commission on Jewish-Catholic relations published We Remember: A Reflection of the
- History and WomenElizabeth Down discusses the representation of women in the EWH1 module, and why historians still aren’t getting it right on gender.
- Oxford: the Museum, the City, the UniversityAs a child, I had a recurring fantasy of London’s Natural History Museum at night.
- Women and the Anti-Psychiatry MovementMolly Archer-Zeff discusses how we should be looking for female voices outside of the 1960s anti-psychiatry movement.