Institute of Historical Research

Day School in London History, 20 July 2017

The IHR is happy to present its first Day School in London History, with a rich programme of talks by experts and a keynote lecture given by Dr Duncan Hay (Survey of London). Learn about cutting-edge research in the history of the capital, its river and its streets and build your own skills as a local historian.

The Deana & Jack Eisenberg Lecture in Public History - 19 June 2017

The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Changed the American Constitution
Speaker: Professor Eric Foner (Columbia University)

This lecture will consider the legal, political, and social consequences of amending the Constitution in the 1860s.

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