S&C’s visual satirist Jack Caramac returns with another flurry of photo funnies.
Dr Stephen Harper of Portsmouth University is impressed by some aspects of the new cinematic telling of history’s largest military evacuation – but what about the film’s politics? According to my late mother, my grandad was [… read more ]
Portsmouth-based historian and acclaimed author of The Knight Who Saved England: William Marshal and the French Invasion 1215-17, Richard Brooks, argues that important lessons from the medieval period should be remembered in this current age of Brexit, economic [… read more ]
The great political soundbites are vividly memorable and powerfully persuasive. But, as Mark Wright argues, the current Conservative election campaign is obsessed with empty platitudes that barely conceal the u-turns, flip-flops and mis-steps that have [… read more ]
Richard Warburton has his preconceptions challenged by a beguiling exhibition of British artists’ reflections on the Spanish Civil War. Propped up on my desk is a reproduction of Miro’s small propaganda poster ‘Aidez l’Espagne’. Its [… read more ]