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Documentary about trans rapper, playwright, novelist and poet Kae Tempest. Follows them on their rap tour but also as they transition. Only available to watch in the UK. We have one of Kae’s books, Let them eat chaos, in the library in 3 formats – book, eBook and music CD. The library’s DVD players play […]
A new episode of The Bansky Story, including a newly-discovered interview with Banksy, is now available on our playlist. It supplements a series of radio 4 programmes on Banksy which can be found on BBC Sounds or on this BoB playlist. You can listen to 10 x 15-minute or 2 x 60-minute omnibus programmes. The […]
“Societies under German Occupation” Portal: a repository of documents related to German occupation during World War II which focuses on the experiences of ordinary citizens. It provides free access to over 600 documents all translated into English. They cover food shortages, forced labour and profiteering as well as Nazi rule and the Holocaust. Countries covered include […]
Anne Lister Research Summit resources are now online. View resources including videos from the 2023 summit on the world of ‘Gentleman Jack’ Anne Lister. These cover queer theory and the lives of gay women in English history.
Videos or discussion and debate on the history of witch trials from a recent conference held at the British Library in November 2023.Included are Witch hunt: The brutal reality of the English Witch Trials and their resonance today, a debate on the history of persecution with Malcolm Gaskill, Marion Gibson and Shahidha Bari. Also available is […]
The child well-being country scorecards, issued by Afrobaromater cover responses to questions posed to African citizens in over 30 nations, provide insight into perceptions and attitudes towards child well-being. They include abuse and physical punishment.
Free access via the Bishopsgate Institute to newsletters and publications from this London-based support group. The newsletters and other ephemera (including posters ) cover the period early 1980s to 2000. They therefore include perspectives on HIV/AIDS as well as Section 28. Also covered are social events organised by the intersectional gay community.
Digital Florentine Codex is a 16th-century manuscript that details, in both the Spanish and Nahuatl languages, the culture and history of the Mexica (Aztec) people, including the invasion of Mexico City by the Spaniards. It also covers local knowledge. This new upgrade has extensive translations and can now be searched in English via themes such as […]
UNESCO publishes the first-ever global Guidance on Generative AI in Education and Research, designed to address the disruptions caused by Generative AI technologies. The first sections of the UNESCO Guidance explain what Generative AI is and how it works. The following sections elaborate on the controversies around Generative AI and their implications, focussing in particular on […]
Decolonizing Sexualities Network A transnational collective which provides information on its website about its membership activity and events. It includes research articles from its journal and a blog and a bibliography of readings. Contributions are from the global south and north, and consider a wide range of themes including LGBT+ issues and their relationship to […]