A guide on research on gender and sexuality in the UK National Archives. Emphasis is on their holdings of government, legal and police records. Guidance is offered on other organisations too.
From the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), a platform of 25 indicators that can be used to help assess the capacity and performance of parliaments enabling them to become stronger democratic institutions. Full methodology and background is provided on the website.
Richard Cobden letters Richard Cobden (1804-1865) was a leading Victorian political stateman well known for his involvement in free trade debates and the anti-corn league. This site supported by the Arts and Humanities research council provides access to a wealth of several thousand transcripts of letters, speeches and other manuscripts relating to his life and […]
An annual snapshot of the state of the think tank sector worldwide, drawing on data from the Open Think Tank Directory and a sector survey. Full methodology is provided on the website. Questions considered this year include:
The US Government Publishing Office (GPO) has aigitized all Congressional Directories back to the 1800s. They are now available via GovInfo and are useful for committee membership lists, biographies of members and more.
ACLED Early Warning Dashboard, a new hub that offers interconnected tools for tracking political violence and demonstrations around the world. It provides a single access point to four previous early warning resources — the Volatility & Risk Predictability Index, Conflict Change Map, Subnational Threat & Surge Trackers, and Emerging Actor Tracker — into a single, easy-to-use platform. Various […]
SAGE is offering free access to journal articles, reference entries and chapters covering South West Asia and North Africa ‘for a limited period’ (period not defined). You can search and download academic interdisciplinary content covering a range of social science topics including politics, law, gender studies and social welfare.
This site was created by investigative journalism produced by Tactical Tech’s Exposing the Invisible project, and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license. It aims to get members of the public to think critically about maps when conducting research and investigations and consider ways in which they may not be objective. The site as […]
An important part of suffrage campaigning was the organisation of mass processions and parades for the 1911 Coronation of King George V. These Flickr photos show preparations, banners, leaflets, tracts letters and so on. A Fragile Unity: The Women’s Coronation Procession, 1911 is an article on the Mapping Women’s Suffrage website which shows the scale […]
Belarusian Politics and Society Web Archive: Archive-It – Belarusian Politics and Society The site was curated by librarians at Harvard and Stanford Universities, the University of Chicago, and the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum to preserve material related to the 2020 presidential election campaign in Belarus and the protests against the government of President […]