British and Irish Furniture Makers Online (BIFMO) now available!
The Institute of Historical Research and the Furniture History Society are delighted to announce that the BIFMO database is now freely available to view online.
The initial phase of the project has seen the construction of the BIFMO database comprising information on English furniture makers drawn from the 1986 guide to the trade, the Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660 – 1840, as well as from the London Joiners’ Company apprenticeship and freedom records, 1640-1720.
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IHR Digital seeks Academic and Digital Engagement Officer
This is a newly created position that will be responsible for undertaking academic-related engagement, marketing, and communications roles for the IHR.
You will act as the web editor for the IHR website as well as manage and develop the Institute’s blogs and social media profiles.
In addition you will play a key role in the development of the Institute’s public engagement strategy and lead on the promotion of major IHR research projects and publications, including British History Online and the online Bibliography of British and Irish History.
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