To celebrate the arrival LGBT History Month view this collection on which features primary source documents and teaching materials relating to the impact of the 1969 Stonewall violence on the Gay liberation movement in the USA. It includes photographs interviews and materials on changing attitudes towards the gay community.
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DLME: Digital Library of the Middle East In response to violence and cultural destruction in the region, the Council on Library and Information Resources in association with other institutions is aiming to create a portal providing a searchable catalogue of online materials on the middle East. These will include historical and cultural artefacts. There are […]
Recently, Mosireen launched its Internet “resistance archive,” 858 The collection includes footage shot during the revolution by both members and non-members from 18 days in January 2011 when activists protested in Tahrir square Egypt. At its outset it contained 858 items although more is being added. It is important that this is preserved as Egyptian government […]
Has revealed that large percentages of people worldwide (especially in the USA where it dropped overall by 37%) have experienced a decline of trust in business, government, NGOs and media. There is an focus on the issue of fake news as globally 59% say that it is getting harder to tell if a piece of […]
Just released by the World Justice Project. It examines and ranks adherence to the rule of law in 113 nations and jurisdictions worldwide. Evidence is gathered from surveys. 5 questionnaires covering 9 factors. Find out more about the variables and methodology used on the website. Topics covered include: Constraints on Government Powers, Fundamental Rights, Order […]
Art of the March is an online archive and interactive presentation of protest signs and posters collected from the activists in the aftermath of the historic Boston Women’s March on January 21, 2017. There will be over 6,000 that can be sorted by concern, strategy and keyword. Topics covered include an insight into concerns raised […]
University of Leicester has moved up to 44th position. Find out the others from the annual Stonewall 100 list. There are categories for type of public and private sector employers, some case studies and details on the methodology used.
Great new digital collection from the Harry Ransom Center University of Texas at Austin. They are gradually placing online over 10,000 posters from the 1920s-1970s. The great collection can be browsed by date or searched by keyword. A remarkable resource for film historians. They are also of value for examining representations of race and gender […]
Interesting report released by the University of Southampton and the New Local Government Network. It shows that votes to remain or leave were influenced by place and the economic development and connection to the global economy of that place, particularly regarding immigration and attitudes to the past. Analysis of survey data confirms that residents of […]
27th January marks the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp. It is the date of the Holocaust Memorial Day which is time to remember those who died in the Second World War Holocaust and subsequent genocides. The Holocaust Memorial trust has details of this year’s theme the power of Words. Two well regarded […]