This poem was written shortly before the plebiscite to change the Russian Constitution which was held in Russia from 25 June – 1 July 2020.
Reproduction in early modern Europe (a period roughly dated to from the late 15th to late 18th centuries) was inherently bound to the gender binary.
Beautifully filmed and utterly mesmerising, Babylon Berlin graced our screens last year with a third season. Full of stunning visuals and intriguing plots, it acts as a deeper investigation into the lives of people across the social spectrum during Berlin in the late 1920s.
Unbridled fixation: why it took until late 1960 for the Chinese Communist Party to decide to retreat from the Great Leap Forward
The Great Leap Forward (GLF), was a utopian campaign launched by China’s supreme leader Mao Zedong in late 1957. While designed to industrialise China, it caused a death toll of approximately 45 million in the countryside by 1962.
From her ascension to the French court in 1770 to her execution in 1793, Marie Antoinette was the subject of increasing hostility from the French people. Today, she occupies a fascinating place in popular memory, with some scholars going so far as to describe her as a “cult object”.