Institute of Historical Research

Past and Future – Autumn/Winter 2017

The IHR’s ‘London women historians: a celebration and a conversation’ is the subject of our feature story and cover image for this issue of Past and Future which also features details of the IHR Winter conference on ‘Home: New Histories of Living’, profiles of our new Junior Research Fellows, and much more.

Bursaries for ‘Vagrancy and Settlement’ conference

We are pleased to announce that eight bursaries of £100 are available for postgraduate and early career delegates (speakers and non-speakers) at the ‘Out of Place: Vagrancy and Settlement’ conference taking place at the IHR on 6-7 December.

IHR Creighton Lecture 2017 - 30 November

Professor Miri Rubin of Queen Mary University of London will be giving this year's lecture on 'Strangers in Medieval Cities', as she talks about how Europe's remarkable growth after the year 1000 encouraged migration, the creation of new towns, and the growth of existing urban centres.

This lecture is free to attend but advance registration is required.

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