Institute of Historical Research

History Day 2016

A unique one-day programme vital for postgraduate students, early career researchers and anyone interested in history. The day includes a history fair showcasing libraries, archives and other historical organisations, and offering one-on-one advice on your research.

One-day workshop: Public Speaking for Historians

Love it or loathe it, public speaking is a key part of the historian’s job and an essential skill not just for conferences, but for teaching, interviews and all the other times we present our work. In this one-day interactive workshop, you will learn all the techniques of effective communication, enhance your confidence and ready yourself to face any audience.

Booking open! Cities and Disasters: urban adaptability and resilience in history, 3-4 November 2016

Organised by CMH/NIHU, this conference features 25 papers across 2 days which will explore the ways in which cities across time and geographical regions have experienced, and been shaped by, natural disasters and other ‘shocks’.

‘Little America’: history and architecture of the US Embassy at Grosvenor Square

Join us on the 28 October for a screening of the  documentary, ‘Little America’ (2016), exploring the history of the US Embassy at Grosvenor Square- which was commissioned to mark the Embassy’s departure from the Square as it moves to Nine Elms. 

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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Charles B. Schmitt Prize 2017
International Society for Intellectual History
British Pathe: Archive Coordinator to the Sales Department
Come and work for the world renowned historic newsreel archive
AHRC PhD Studentship
National Railway Museum (Science Museum Group) and The Open University
Cliff (C. S. L.) Davies
Early modern British historian and fellow of Wadham College
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Obituary by Jonathan Phillips
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Manchester Wesley Research Centre