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Below are some of my latest posts to my website. I hope you enjoy reading them.

Phil

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Archive that,Comrade

Legacy politics and the ruses of remembrance  Foreword  Not so long ago I had the experience of mentoring a young German student who was intensely curious about British culture and society and what had shaped it in the second half of the 20th century. He plied me with questions like ‘What was it like before Mrs Thatcher?’. ‘How does the …

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London's Turning :The Post Olympic Legacy – dream or reality? Conference

 Saturday October 24th 10am-6:30pm at 1 University Square     Stratford E.15 1NF  A one day conference organised by the LivingMaps Network in association with the Centre for East London Studies UEL and Birkbeck College, examining the impact of change on East London’s communities since 2012 and bringing together researchers and policy makers, writers, artists,and representatives of local communities to discuss key issues …

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