#PotW Literary London annual lecture 23 July

Bernardine Evaristo: ‘London, Londinium, Londolo: The Endless Possibilities of Re-Imagining London’ My fiction, verse fiction and poetry are strongly rooted in various imaginings of London, from the pre-historical settlement of early man in my poem, Routes, to the escapades of a black Roman girl living it up in Londinium in my verse novel, The Emperor’s Babe. In the parallel… Continue reading #PotW Literary London annual lecture 23 July

Pick of the Week: Mobilising London’s housing histories: the provision of homes since 1850

As a growing metropolis, London is in the middle of a severe housing crisis, widely evidenced in the press and featuring in political debates. The problem of creating adequate homes for a growing demand is not new. The Centre for Metropolitan History (IHR), in association with the Survey of London (English Heritage) and the Urban… Continue reading Pick of the Week: Mobilising London’s housing histories: the provision of homes since 1850