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.

Essay Prize in London History – deadline approaching!

A prize of £1,000 will be awarded for the best essay by an early career or doctoral researcher on the history of London, in a new competition sponsored by the Curriers’ Company in association with the IHR and The London Journal.

August library closure

To facilitate the IHR’s return to the Senate House north block, the library will be closed 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

International NGO's: New Directions for Historical Research
Dr Thomas Davies (City University London), Added 5 Aug 2014
Mapping the medieval countryside
Dr Matthew Holford (University of Winchester), Added 15 Jul 2014

News and jobs

Assistant Professor in North American Slavery
Tenure-track post focusing on the history of slavery in North America
Economic History Society membership benefits for students
Join one of the oldest-established professional societies of historians
Assistant Professor of Early American History
Department of History at Ohio University
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Conspiracy and Democracy: History, Political Theory and Internet Research
‘The Identities and Networks of bishops in the late...
AHRC-funded PhD studentship in conjunction with the project