Homosexuality in Nazi Germany
Hitler's 'racial state' also turned the apparatus of state oppression against other sections of society.
Palestine under British rule 1917–1948
Britain's role in the build-up to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.
Childhood in Stalin’s Russia
The tyranny of Stalin's Russia seen through the eyes of children and young people.
Irish perspectives on the Easter Rising of 1916
An alternative viewpoint on the Easter Rising highlighting women’s experiences of the event.
Everyday forms of resistance
Powerless people contest and subvert the powerful in all sorts of subtle, hidden and non-confrontational ways.
Modern migration and the refugee experience
A sensitive overview of refugees and migration within a broader historical context.
The 1918 influenza pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has rendered it more important than ever to understand past pandemics.
Disability in Nazi Germany
The often overlooked systematic extermination of people with physical and learning disabilities by the Nazi regime.
Teaching the Holocaust Beyond the Auschwitz Narrative
The story of the Holocaust is far greater than what took place at Auschwitz-Birkenau and other Nazi camp, and this list offers a sensitive compendium to approach it in its entirety.
Humanising Holocaust study through survivor testimony
To understand the Holocaust, and teach effectively about this challenging subject, it is essential to look at authentic personal accounts of those who lived through it, by humanising the study.
The Stasi in Communist East Germany
This list aims to combine a broad overview of the Stasi’s history with a range of usable stories that will illuminate the history and engage students.
Female spies and secret agents in WW2: the Special Operations Executive
A fascinating insight into the often overlooked role women played in the Special Operations Executive secret organisation, and the contribution made by female spies and secret agents in the Second World War.
The Arab–Israeli conflict from different perspectives
Views about the Arab-Israeli conflict tend to be polarised. The issues are sensitive, so you may want to acquire more knowledge to have the confidence to discuss them. These materials include different perspectives in a non-judgemental way.
South Africa under apartheid: from the perspectives of women, children and the Anti-Apartheid Movement
Mainstream curriculum materials about apartheid focus on the apartheid laws, government and political leaders. This list explores a variety of overlooked viewpoints on the matter.
How did sport shape the history of South Africa?
These resources discuss the nature of the segregated South African sporting experience, offering a balanced discussion of the international sports boycotts and the local opposition within South Africa.
The Black Power Movement
These materials enable students to see what Black Power activists said and did and to gain an in-depth understanding of their struggle for civil rights.
The American War in Vietnam
These resources will help you to teach Vietnamese perspectives on the American War in Vietnam in a sensitive and comprehensive way.
Living through and after the Second Gulf War in Iraq: Iraqi and anti-war perspectives
The invasion of Iraq in 2003 by the USA and its allies was controversial at the time, leading to mass global protests.
World War I and Medical Achievements
These resources aim to help teachers and students discuss the war from the point of view of reparation rather than destruction.
Early influencers in the fight for civil rights
The starting point in the fight for civil rights is difficult to determine, so the sources here focus on the early influencers in the civil rights movement, including W.E.B. Du Bois, Ida B. Wells and Mary White Ovington.