Institute of Historical Research

Understanding the Past in the 21st century: Lecture Series: March – June 2018

An enlightening series of panel discussions bringing together leading historians on key issues of our time – produced in collaboration between History Today and the Institute of Historical Research.

Hosted by Paul Lay, Editor of History Today, and Professor Jo Fox, Director of the IHR.

Digital Archives Workshop

A free workshop on Wednesday 21 March 2018 from 2.00-4.30pm will teach historians, students and history enthusiasts all the possibilities offered by new digital research tools. Space limited, booking essential.

Postgraduate and Early Career Conference in Early American History 2018 - 23 March 2018

This day-long conference is aimed at postgraduate researchers and early career academics working on any facet of North American or Atlantic history from the seventeenth through to the end of the nineteenth century. In addition to a senior guest speaker, a workshop will explore pre-circulated works in progress.

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The IHR will be closed over the Easter weekend from Thursday 29 March to Tuesday 3 April inclusive.  We reopen at 9am on 4 April.

Bibliography of British and Irish History
British History Online
Connected Histories
History of Parliament Online
History Online
ROLLCO website
Reviews in History
VCH Explore

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News and jobs

Launch of the Mortimer History Society 2018 Essay Prize
Essays on the Mortimers of Wigmore or the medieval Welsh Marches
AHRC PhD Studentship (with the Science Museum)
3.5-year collaborative doctoral partnership
Post-doctoral fellowships 2018-19 in Tel Aviv
Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies