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Transatlantic perspectives on American abolitionist and anti-slavery campaigner

Jewish immigrant Rosenbaum ran a drapery store in Sundsvall for decades

Three Black authors from the Americas who have lived in Europe

Partners & pioneers of Irish theatre

A bright-coloured mohawk, green forehead, orange sideburns, purple collar and perching toes: not your idea of a dream date? The mandarin duck could make you reconsider!

Singer-songwriter and advocate for the rights of Black people across the world

African-American fashion designer Kelly broke barriers in the stiff European fashion industry

black and white photograph of Jesse Owens running

Facing both Jim Crow and Hitler in a sporting environment

Learn about Europe’s sporting heritage by colouring

Remembering Bravery within Tragedy

Jewish boxer and referee who survived the Holocaust

Exploring the history and culture of chess

The emergence of the teenager in mid-20th-century Europe

How lockdowns in the Netherlands affected football

Exploring fortresses on the banks of the river Danube in Serbia, each with their own history, myths and legends

These iconic ships have long been one of the defining symbols of Chinese naval warfare, travel and trade

Women in early 20th-century photography, film and advertising

European Capitals for Sport, Innovation, Green, Youth and Culture

What does ‘flapper’ mean? Even though the true origins of the world are controversial, in the 1920s ‘flapper’ became associated with young women who expressed their freedom through an overt appreciation of a new kind of fashionable look.

Several widely studied grave ensembles were found in the Antinoöpolis necropolis, among them the grave of 'the Embroideress Euphemia'. This blog tells her story.