The third in a series of three illustrated podcasts about the history of the Windrush migrants – about how Britain became home, and about how it has often also been a hostile environment in which to live and bring up kids.
The second in a series of three illustrated podcasts about the history of the Windrush migrants – arriving in the imperial ‘mother country’ from British colonies in the Caribbean and looking for work.
The first in a series of three illustrated podcasts about Caribbean migration to Britain after the Windrush – looking at the deep historic connection between the British Isles and the Caribbean, a connection older than Britain itself.
A short (2min) video about why Humanities research and education are important:
It is a cut-down version of the longer talk that featured in this post and a sort of rough draft of a more polished video that I’m currently working on with colleagues from Digital Learning at the University of Southampton.
During the early weeks of the pandemic at the University of Southampton, as our teaching went online and we planned for the possible effects of the health crisis, the History department made sure all of its modules were taught by small teams of colleagues.
I found myself having to prepare to co-teach an undergraduate history module about Nelson Mandela and South Africa – topics that were entirely new to me, albeit concerning events that I could remember being reported in the news during my childhood.
This is a short podcast about getting ready to teach on the module … and those memories.
By Christer Petley, summer 2020.