Venturing Into Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter As Milo explores Barcelona, he opens the door to the City’s gothic quarter. Rich in history, this ancient, picturesque enclave is a jewel of an old world set in an already vibrant crown. A real must-see for anyone in Barcelona! Barcelona’s historic Gothic Quarter, so named for its distinctive architectural […]
Review: The King’s Man Isaac Bettridge takes The King’s Man to task for its misguided attempts at reckoning with some deeply sensitive, historical subject matter. As a history student, I’m often asked what my opinion is concerning historical accuracy in films and TV. My usual answer is that the primary job of a film or […]
Lina Idrees touches upon the presence of hijras as important entities that challenge the legacy of coloniality as well as the conception that LGBTQIA+ acceptance is a mere Western trend
Caitlin Barr takes Exeposé through a historical tour of Exeter’s most notable blue plaques- including Charles Dickens
As the first installment in a new mini- series on “decolonising” the curriculum, Online Features Editor speaks to Nandini Chatterjee of the History department to find out what they have been doing to change the curriculum.
Online Science Editor Vincent Plant discusses how an international team identified the last Plantagenet king in 2013
Cassie Grace discusses the BLM protests to have landmark statues of figures associated with the slave trade removed
Brown hares and chickens introduced to Britain as ‘gods’ not food Research led by the Universities of Exeter, Leicester and Oxford has discovered that upon their introduction to Britain, brown hares and chickens were viewed as ‘gods’ rather than food. New radiocarbon dating on bones found in Hampshire and Hertfordshire shows the animals were brought […]
Discover more about Exeter’s heritage by visiting St Nicholas Priory for Benedictine Day!
Rosanna Hill charts the history of tattoos and remarks on its prevalence today Tattoos are often viewed as a radical or rebellious choice (especially if you want to piss off your parents) but this body decoration has been a part of society for thousands of years. The oldest human tattoos ever uncovered in archaeology are […]