Institute of Historical Research

'The City: Myth and Materiality' Conference 29 May

How do city myths and city materialities interact? And in what different ways do perspectives from literary studies, urban history, and other disciplines including human and cultural geography, design history and urban planning, cast light on these intersections? 

Join us for a one day conference exploring these questions.

Call for Submissions: History Day 2018

History Day is a one-day event bringing students and researchers together with information professionals from libraries, archives and research organisations.

We are now welcoming abstracts from all of the above on their collections or their research - closing date 8 June!

Diversity amongst the documents? The representation of BAME communities within the UK’s archives

Researching and writing inclusive histories that capture the full spectrum of British history demands the creation, cataloguing and use of diverse archives. 

Focusing on archives that chronicle Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) lives, institutions and initiatives, the Gerald Aylmer Seminar 2018 will explore how these communities are represented within local UK archives by bringing together leading archivists and historians in discussion and debate.

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The IHR will be closed for the bank holiday on Monday 28 May. We will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 29 May.

Bibliography of British and Irish History
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