Facing the Past

  • Free Event! Facing History

    November 14, 2019 by

    If you are in Cardiff on Friday 15 November, pop along to Little Man Coffee Company (CF10 2EE) between 17:30 and 19:00 to learn a little about the diverse mix of people that Britain transported to Australian penal colonies. I am running an event for Being Human, the UK’s only festival of the humanities. There… Read more

  • Thomas Jefferson and Facial Disfigurement: An Unexpected Link

    November 4, 2019 by

    I’m excited to report that I have a new article hot off the presses (or computer screens) of the Transactions of the Royal Historical Society: ‘Proportionate Maiming: The origins of Thomas Jefferson’s Provisions for Facial Disfigurement in Bill 64‘. This article began with a fellowship at the Robert H. Smith International Centre for Jefferson Studies,… Read more

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