Past and Future - Autumn/Winter 2011

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Nov 2011

Novelist and historian Ian Mortimer reflects on the value of writing historical fiction ahead of our 2011 winter conference, ‘Novel approaches: from academic history to historical fiction’; Jenny Keating examines the teaching of history in 20th-century England; IHR librarian Jennifer Higham talks us through the relocation of the IHR’s library; James Lees, fellowships officer, looks back on ten years of the prestigious IHR Mellon fellowships in the humanities; Manjeet Sambi, events and publicity officer, reports on the 2011 Anglo-American conference on ‘Health in History’;  and two new online resources are launched: the History of Parliament Online and Connected Histories.