History news

16 Nov 2017

The Stationers’ Company opens its new Archive facility

The official opening of the Stationers’ Company’s new archive room and reading room took place on 10th November 2017, and  represented a milestone in improving access to its unique and priceless archive, both for members of the Company and the general public.

3 Nov 2017

Yale Center for British Art, Residential Scholar Awards

The Yale Center for British Art offers three types of short-term residential awards to scholars undertaking research related to British art. While in residence, scholars have access to the Center's rich holdings of paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, rare books, and manuscripts, as well as primary and secondary reference materials. Scholars are also able to take advantage of the extensive collections at other Yale museums and libraries.

23 Oct 2017

Women’s Studies Group 1558-1837 bursary offer

Last year, the Women’s Studies Group 1558-1837 offered its first ever bursary to an early career researcher, independent scholar or PhD student who was a member of the Group to  “support research in any aspect of women’s studies in the period 1558-1837”.  The bursary was very popular, we had many applications and so this year we are pleased to be able to offer it again, but this time to make two awards, the first of £500 and the second of £250.  The money will be paid on presentation of receipts and the winners will be expected to give a paper at a WSG seminar the following year, or, if bas

20 Oct 2017

A History of Public Health in Post-War Britain

A free online course on the history of public health in post-war Britain will start on the 6th November 2017. The course is run by the Centre for History in Public Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and FutureLearn.

13 Oct 2017

Schmitt Prize 2018

Submissions are invited for the International Society for Intellectual History's 2018 Charles Schmitt Prize (which honours the contribution of Charles B. Schmitt - 1933-1986 - to intellectual; history). The prize is £250, plus £50 of Routledge books and a year's free membership of the ISIH with a subscription to the Society's quarterly journal Intellectual History Review. The paper awarded the prize will be published in the journal.

8 Aug 2017

New St Andrews Studies in French History and Culture OA mini-monograph

The Centre for French History and Culture of the University of St Andrews is pleased to announce the publication of a new volume in its series “St Andrews Studies in French History and Culture”. The eighth volume in the series is:

In Search of the gentilshommes campagnards: Noble Diversity and Social Structure in Burgundy, 1682-1789
By Susan Carr (Executive Secretary, Royal Historical Society)
(St Andrews, 2017)
ISBN 978-1-907548-14-7 [paperback]; ISBN 978-1-907548-15-4 [e-book]