Institute of Historical Research

History and Biography

Registration is now open for the Inaugural Lecture by the new Director of the Institute of Historical Research and Professor of History in the University of London.

IHR Film Evening: Henry V (1944)

Join the Friends of the IHR in commemorating the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt with this screening of Laurence Olivier’s iconic film, with an introduction from Professor Anne Curry and light supper to follow.

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

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Latest podcasts

Charles Bradlaugh and the First International
Deborah Lavin, Added 27 Feb 2015
William Hazlitt's Radical Faith
Kevin Gilmartin Hazlitt (Caltech/University of York), Added 27 Feb 2015
Saving Winchester: Voluntary Societies, Historic Buildings and Urban Redevelopment
Michael Nelles (University of Southampton), Added 27 Feb 2015
Localising the Global: Industrial Schools in Missionary Discussion, British India, 1880s-1940
Arun Kumar (Centre for Modern Indian Studies, University of Gottingen), Added 27 Feb 2015

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