Institute of Historical Research

The Making of Wolf Hall (22 Oct)

Peter Kosminsky, series director of the BBC's Wolf Hall, will be in conversation with Professor Lawrence Goldman (IHR) & Professor George Bernard (University of Southampton) to discuss the making of the BBC 2's most successful drama in a decade. This event is free and open to all.

An Introduction to Web Archiving for Historians

On Wednesday 11 November, the IHR will be hosting a one-day workshop covering what web archives are, how you can access them and use them for research, and how you can create your own.

Today at the Institute

Icon made by Freepik from, licensed under CC BY 3.0 The soup of the day in the IHR Common Room is
cream of cauliflower.

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

Forthcoming events

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Calls for papers

Latest podcasts

Feelings at Work in the Long 1950s
Professor Claire Langhamer (Sussex), Added 20 Jul 2015
Bombing and Memory: Britain and France, 1940-45
Professor Andrew Knapp (University of Reading), Added 14 Jul 2015
The trouble with Gypsies in early modern England
Professor David Cressy (Ohio State), Added 23 Jun 2015

News and jobs

New web resource -
An open-access site on the history of disasters, currently focused on China.
Call for Applications for Home/EU PhD Studentships
Newman University - Graduate School
PhD Studentship in History - University of Portsmouth
School of Social, Historical and Literary Studies
Research Fellowships - CIDEHUS
Interdisciplinary Center of History, Cultures and Societies, University of Evora