Tag Archives: Memory

New Study of Stalin’s ‘War’ on Ukraine

A major new study of one of the most murderous episodes in Joseph Stalin’s time as dictator of Soviet Russia, entitled Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine (Allen Lane, 2017), offers new perspectives on the still relatively under-researched ‘Holodomor’ (the Ukraine word for … Continue reading

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History as Heritage: UK’s War Memorial Trust celebrates its 20th birthday

As a historian, I have long been fascinated by memorials of all kinds, including the many war memorials that can be found in numerous towns and villages and other locations across the United Kingdom. On many occasions, when visiting some … Continue reading

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Keeping the Memory Alive: Remembering the Holocaust in Kingston

Keeping the Memory Alive: Remembering the Holocaust in Kingston This year marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau and the closure of one of the darkest hours in human history. Yet seven decades on the … Continue reading

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