Institute of Historical Research

Motherhood, Loss and the First World War

This conference, held on 5-6 September 2018, will bring historians and community groups together to explore maternal bereavement as a result of the First World War, a particularly painful and difficult experience that has not been widely acknowledged or remembered in centenary commemorations of the conflict.

Confirmed speakers include Prof Michael Roper (Essex), Dr Jane Potter (Oxford Brookes) & Dr Jessica Meyer (Leeds).

Colophons and Scribal Cultures across the Early Modern World - 2 July 2018

Book now for this workshop which will bring together researchers working on a variety of languages and regions, ranging from Europe to the Middle East, South Asia, and the Americas.

What do History Librarians Want?

A one-day workshop and continuing professional development opportunity for librarians and information professionals in Higher Education.

The workshop will explore the changing role of the history subject librarian within the context of a focus on functional roles and broad subject support. Bringing together historians and librarians, this workshop will share best practice and explore how history librarianship can be supported and innovation encouraged.

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