Want to study for a Masters in Historical Research?
Applications are being accepted for places on the IHR’s MA and MRes in Historical Research programmes for 2016-17. Benefit from taught courses with dedicated research skills training and supervised independent research, and enjoy access to internationally renowned research libraries and archives.
TOBIAS: classifying historical material using the RHS vocabulary
Sign up now for two workshops (7 and 14 September) based on IHR Digital's Tobias project, which is publishing the Royal Historical Society’s detailed vocabulary of British and Irish history as linked data, making it freely available for the first time.
Anglo-Taiwanese Historians’ Conference: 31 August - 2 September
The IHR will be hosting 15 visiting historians from Taiwan who will participate in a joint conference with historians based in the UK. The conference, on aspects of the history of Britain and Western Europe, will cover a wide variety of subjects in political, cultural and intellectual history.
Professor Sir David Cannadine on Prime Ministers’ Props
The IHR's David Cannadine explores political fame and image in his new Radio 4 series by looking at how an object or prop, whether chosen deliberately or otherwise, can come to define a political leader.
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Calls for papers
Sarah Ann Milne (University of Westminster), Added 23 Aug 2016
Margaret MacMillan (University of Oxford), Added 3 Aug 2016
Dr Martin Farr (Newcastle), Added 2 Aug 2016
Dion Georgiou (Queen Mary, University of London), Added 2 Aug 2016