Institute of Historical Research

Heritage Lottery Funding for IHR’s ‘Layers of London’ project

The Institute of Historical Research has been awarded a first-stage pass and development funding of £103,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a new interactive online resource tracing London’s history from the Roman period to the present day.

Is Britain a part of Europe? An Anglo-French Historical Perspective

This conference, bringing together British and French historians at the Institute of Historical Research in London, will examine the so-called ‘peculiarities of British History’. Is British History to be understood in isolation from the history of Europe more generally?

Today at the Institute

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

European or imperial metropolis? Depictions of London in British newspapers, 1870-1900
Tessa Hauswedell (University College London), Added 5 Feb 2016
Working Class Men's Leisure in Post-War Britain
Richard Hall (University of Cambridge) Bleddyn Penny (University of Swansea), Added 26 Jan 2016
Northern Lights and Welsh Peasants: New Perspectives on the Late Hanoverian Clergy
Sara Slinn (University of Lincoln), Added 26 Jan 2016

News and jobs

Convenor of New Historical Perspectives
Royal Historical Society
Launch of new People’s History of the NHS website
Supported by the Wellcome Trust
British Library PhD Placements
British Politicians and Statesmen
Modern European History Professor, Yale University
Senior appointment in modern European history since 1800
Liber B is leaving London to be exhibited at the Folger...
Historic document leaves London for the first time for exhibition in the US