The Battle of Lewisham

By Dr Daniel Jones, Searchlight Archivist The front cover of Lewisham: What Are You Taking Pictures For?, which explores the photo journalism around Lewisham and the editorial choices of major newspapers to focus on police injuries rather than the context of the National Front march. A recent donation to the Searchlight Archive was a fascinating... Continue Reading →

#ChoosetoChallenge for #InternationalWomensDay!

Our lecturers choose to challenge gender inequality We were very excited that our lecturer Dr Rachel Moss and senior lecturers in English Dr Sonya Andermahr and Dr Phillippa Bennett received a prestigious Association of Commonwealth Universities' gender grant for their project Supporting Women's Writing in the Time of Covid-19. They join a prestigious list of... Continue Reading →

Using Online Archives: Part 3

Our second year students taking the Dissertation Research Skills module were given an assignment to write a 500-word blog post that would serve as a  how-to guide for using a particular online archive or library catalogue. With the students' permission, we'll share some of the best posts here. This one is by Tom, who writes... Continue Reading →

Using Online Archives: Part 2

Our second year students taking the Dissertation Research Skills module were given an assignment to write a 500-word blog post that would serve as a  how-to guide for using a particular online archive or library catalogue. With the students' permission, we'll share some of the best posts here. This one is by Nicole, who wrote... Continue Reading →

We're excited to announce that Dr Kate Lister will be speaking at our virtual seminar series on Wednesday 17 March! Click here to register for this event.

Using Online Archives: Part 1

Our second year students taking the Dissertation Research Skills module were given an assignment to write a 500-word blog post that would serve as a  how-to guide for using a particular online archive or library catalogue. With the students' permission, we'll share some of the best posts here. This one is by Joseph, who has... Continue Reading →

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