Institute of Historical Research

'History in a Post-Fact, Post-Truth World' - Panel Discussion, 19 April 2018

Alice Taylor, David Wootton and Justin Champion will explore how history is being used and manipulated in the age of ‘fake news’, and discuss how historians should respond to wider debates about the past.

Hosted by Paul Lay, Editor of History Today, and Professor Jo Fox, Director of the IHR. Booking essential.

'Marginalised pasts: Jews and Muslims in the history of Europe' IHR Weidenfeld Lecture in Jewish History 2018

A special lecture by Professor Abigail Green (Oxford) presented at the British Academy on 26 April 2018. Professor Green asks how thinking about the place of Jews and Muslims within the history of Europe transforms our understanding of the interface between Europe and the world, and challenges our understanding of what ‘Europe’ might mean. A drinks reception will follow this special event. Free, booking essential.

Public Commemoration and Women's History

How are women remembered, commemorated and celebrated in public? How is this different from historical commemorations of men, and what forms do these commemorations take?

Caroline Criado-Perez, Dr Rebekah Higgitt (University of Kent), Sarah Jackson (East End Women's Museum) and Professor Rebecca Sunder (Oxford) join IHR Director Professor Jo Fox in conversation. The second event in the IHR's 2018 Suffrage Series. Free, booking essential. 

Victorious Century with David Cannadine at the British Academy

On 25 April at 6pm, Professor Sir David Cannadine will discuss his new book, Victorious Century: The United Kingdom, 1800-1906, with Professor William Whyte. Hosted at the British Academy, this event is open to all. Booking encouraged.

Bibliography of British and Irish History
British History Online
Connected Histories
History of Parliament Online
History Online
ROLLCO website
Reviews in History
VCH Explore

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