Institute of Historical Research

IHR Winter Conference 2018: Home: New Histories of Living

This conference will host pathbreaking research exploring the ways the home has been thought about, utilized and lived within throughout history. These perspectives open the shutters on domesticity, by showing how patterns of homemaking can reshape our conceptions of kinship, consumption and the everyday.

Bursaries for IHR Winter Conference

A small number of bursaries for the 'Home: New Histories of Living' conference are available for Masters Students, PhD researchers and ECRs to help with conference fees and travel expenses - make sure to apply by 8 January 2018 if you are interested.

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