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Historical Research survey open now

As a valued member of the history scholarly community, we would like to ask for your feedback on the IHR’s journal Historical Research. Our findings will help us develop and improve the journal for readers and authors. All information provided will remain anonymous and will only be used to help improve the journal.

At the end of the survey, you will be given the option to enter a prize draw to win up to £50 worth of Wiley books.

Don't forget to sign up for History Day - 31 Oct 2017

History Day poster Explore a history fair showcasing libraries, archives and historical organisations, offering one-on-one advice on your research.

Join a series of debates on Public History, Digital History and Discovery in Libraries and Archives.

Out of Place: Vagrancy and Settlement conference, 6-7 December 2017

Booking is now open for a two-day conference at the IHR which will explore the shifting experiences, representations and status of vagrancy in relation to the history of British settlement.

Plenary speakers include Professor Patricia Fumerton (University of California, Santa Barbara), Professor Nicholas Crowson (University of Birmingham) and Professor Tim Hitchcock (University of Sussex).

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The History of Learning Digital History, c. 1980-2017
Adam Crymble (University of Hertfordshire), Added 23 Oct 2017
Meet the Transport Archivist
Tamara Thornhill (Corporate Archivist, Transport for London) and Faye McLeod (Archivist, Jaguar Heritage Trust at the British Motor Museum), Added 9 Oct 2017
Experiences and Exploitation of Nostalgia amongst Football Fans
Dr Chris Stride, University of Sheffield, Added 9 Oct 2017
More than a Game? Mobutu, Sport and Zairian Identity, 1965-1974
Conor Heffernan (Trinity College Dublin), Added 18 Sep 2017

News and jobs

Mortimer History Society Essay Prize 2017
Closing date - 1 December
Women’s Studies Group 1558-1837 bursary offer
For ECRs and independent scholars
A History of Public Health in Post-War Britain
Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)
Call for applications: joint research fellowship
John Rylands Research Institute / Manchester Wesley Research Centre (MWRC)
Schmitt Prize 2018
Announcement of the 2018 Schmitt Prize