Institute of Historical Research

IHR Winter Conference 2014: The Utopian Universities

Join us in our exploration of the architecture, ideology and activism borne of one of the crucial turning points in the history of Higher Education at this year’s IHR Winter Conference, The Utopian Universities: a fifty-year retrospective.

Local History Summer School

For all researchers in local history the IHR’s Local History Summer School is the best way to learn new skills and refresh old ones.

August library closure

To facilitate the IHR’s return to the Senate House north block, it has now been confirmed that the library will close from Saturday 16th August to Saturday 30th August inclusive. See our blog for further details.

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

The History of Sex in Twentieth-Century South Africa
Dr Catherine Burns (WiSER, University of the Witwatersrand), Dr Sarah Duff (WiSER, University of the Witwatersrand), Added 23 May 2014
The value of digital for archival collections and how to make an impact
Simon Tanner (King's College, London), Added 23 May 2014

News and jobs

Publishing Manager (Fixed Term 12 months)
Opportunity to help promote and enhance British History Online
Pearson is recruiting examiners for GCSE and GCE History
Closing date for applications 6 April 2014
CWGC Historical Researcher - Fixed term contract
CWGC is recruiting for 2 Historical Researchers at their Head Office, Maidenhead