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Centre for History and Public Engagement with the Past

The Centre for History and Public Engagement with the Past brings together UCLan’s strong core of research historians with scholars in related disciplines who are researching aspects of the past.

Overview

The Labour and People’s History group includes such projects as the temperance movement, the Peterloo massacre, the Lancashire cotton industry, modern British politics, modern Ireland, newspaper history, and the co-operative movement.

In Modern International History our principal areas include far eastern history, modern Germany, twentieth-century international relations, British colonial history in Africa, and the history of mountaineering.

Peterloo cartoon. Credit: Polyp
Peterloo cartoon. Credit: Polyp