While remembering the horrors of the past, we also need to focus on the all-too common hatreds that are driving today’s conflicts.
As long as the history of English literature is taught in universities, the charm of the immortal poem “A Red, Red Rose” by Robert Burns will endure in China.
It took a long time for comprehension of the Holocaust to accumulate.
Romantic notions of Scotland’s national poet as an egalitarian man of the people are a bit rich.
A new exhibition explores what happens when everyone can be a journalist.
Far from Hilary Mantel’s energetic Cromwell, the adaptation restores the scowling asocial Cromwell of posterity.
Casual racism to callous indifference. There’s not much to celebrate about Churchill in India.
A slew of proposed Russian legislation concerning film has raised questions about censorship. But is there something more at stake?
The Gypsy writers who emerged across Europe in the 20th century are the best antidote to stereotypes about their people.
It’s certain that inequality – of all kinds – is deepening in the arts sector. Here’s why.
A historical adviser for the upcoming BBC adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Booker winning novels describes how little we know about what Tudor courts looked like.