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

Mapping the medieval countryside
Dr Matthew Holford (University of Winchester), Added 15 Jul 2014
Tony Benn: history man?
Keith Flett and others, Added 15 Jul 2014
Digitising the First World War: opportunities and challenges
Professor Sir Deian Hopkin (President of the National Library of Wales), Added 15 Jul 2014
A Tale of Two Mosques: Impresarios of Islam in America and Japan
Professor Nile Green (UCLA), Added 15 Jul 2014
Work Motivation Experiments at the Interwar Cocoa Works
Michael Weatherburn (Imperial College London), Added 15 Jul 2014

News and jobs

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
Publishing Manager (Fixed Term 12 months)
Opportunity to help promote and enhance British History Online