Institute of Historical Research

London and the First World War

Final bookings are now being taken for this conference, organised by IWM (Imperial War Museums) in partnership with the Centre for Metropolitan History, exploring the ways in which London and its inhabitants were affected by, and involved with the 1914-18 conflict.

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.

Today at the Institute

Icon made by Freepik from, licensed under CC BY 3.0 The soup of the day in the IHR Common Room is
Tomato and Basil.

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

On the Road: Travel in the Pre-Railway Age
Dr Nat Alcock (University of Warwick), Added 3 Mar 2015
Therapeutic Leisure in Victorian Britain
Charlotte Jones (University College London), Dr Jade Shephard (Queen Mary University of London), Added 3 Mar 2015
Tracking the Emergence of New Words across Time and Space
Jack Grieve (Aston), Added 3 Mar 2015
Selling Paris: The Commerce in Real Estate in the Fin-de-siecle
Alexia Yates (Cambridge), Added 3 Mar 2015

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