History

Boycotting buses to toppling statues: placing Colston’s statue in Bristol's history

How the statue's toppling sits in Bristol's history is key to understanding its significance
History / Social Issues / / Hadi Sami

A refreshing recap of the Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol

Keziah and Qezz ask the young people of Bristol what they thought of the city's protest

Five rule-breaking photographers you should know

Qezz lists her favourite photographers who challenge the status quo.
Art / Fun Stuff/Lists / History / / Qezz Gill

The unseen history of Brandon Hill

Hadi talks us though the heady history of Bristol's inner city park, from trenches to pick-up spot 
Bristol / History / / Hadi Sami

Thanks to tech, classical music is far from dead

Natasha explains how technology is changing how much we listen to classical music
Arts/Culture / History / / Natasha Batorijs

Black People On Display: The Forgotten History of Human Zoos

Asmaa examines the hidden history of human beings kept in cages The other day I was searching for pictures of...
History / Social Issues / / Asmaa Jama

Uncovering queer histories: an afternoon with performer Tom Marshman

The Rife team interviews the LGBTQ+ theatre-maker on spirits, seances and aristocracy.
Arts/Culture / History / / Cohort 9

Wicca: insincere aesthetic vs. religious craft

Jessica explores a new interest in the ancient and misunderstood Pagan religion
History / Social Issues / / Jessica Blakeway

Why School History lessons are letting us down

Mikael shares how secondary school history lessons were pivotal in his perception of self, investigating the link between racist ideologies...
History / / Mikael Techane

We Still Aren't Invited To The Party

Olakitan wants a more Bristol-focused Black History Month.
History / / Rife Editor