Oral History at the IHR
Oral history has seen a huge renaissance in the past few years; everyone wants to know how to incorporate the insights of living participants into their historical writing. Our training course will teach you all the technical, ethical and practical aspects and gives you everything you need to know as an interviewer.
IHR Winter Conference 2017: Civil Wars
The IHR Winter Conference will take place on Friday 20 January 2017 and this year will focus on Civil Wars. Do Civil Wars share certain features or is this a term of art that obscures the uniqueness of each separate historical situation? This conference will question the conceptualisation and language of civil discord.
Reviews in History 20th Anniversary
Our venerable online journal Reviews in History is 20 this month,and to celebrate we have put together a special issue reviewing classic books from the last 20 years.
Part one, featuring four books covering topics from the Balkans to malaria, is available now.
Mercers’ Company studentship on the history of London
The Mercers’ Company, the 700-year-old premier livery company of the City of London, is awarding a doctoral studentship in the history of London, starting in October 2017, with a second to be awarded the following year.
Latest from the IHR blog
New library acquisitions
Calls for papers
Will Finley (University of Sheffield), Added 30 Nov 2016
Professor Jerry White (Birkbeck, University of London), Introduction by Professor David Green (Kings College London), Concluding remarks by Professor Matthew Davies (Birkbeck, University of London), Added 29 Nov 2016
Chair: Daniel Snowman (Institute of Historical Research, Margaret MacMillan, Rana Mitter, Andrew Roberts, Gareth Stedman Jones, Added 29 Nov 2016
Rosemary Sweet, Helen Bates and Emma Purcell (University of Leicester), Added 17 Nov 2016