Institute of Historical Research

Fashion: 84th Anglo-American conference of historians

AACH15: Fashion

In a major collaboration with the Victoria & Albert Museum, the IHR is taking Fashion as the theme for its annual conference in July 2015. 

The history of fashion, and the role of fashion in history, is not just confined to the study of dress and costume, but encompasses design and innovation, taste and zeitgeist, treats as its subjects both people and objects, and crosses over into related disciplines such as the history of art and architecture, consumption, retailing and technology.

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SAS Humanities Open Day

Join us for the School of Advanced Study Humanities Open Day, showcasing a vast array of resources including: postgraduate courses, research training, libraries, archives and digital tools.

Ideal for undergraduates as well as early career researchers.

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IHR Friends Bursaries

The American Friends of the IHR are generously supporting a bursary scheme for students of outstanding promise on the MA or MRes in Historical Research. All students who apply before the end of July 2015 will be eligible to apply for the bursaries, which are worth £3,000 each.

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