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Summer school in local history 2014: Local History and Heritage

Course date(s): 
24 Jul 2014 to 26 Jul 2014
The Institute of Historical Research is delighted to announce its three-day non-residential summer school in local history, back for a third time after its extremely successful first two years. This year we shall take a theme of Local History and Heritage. It will introduce you to the most up-to-date methods, sources and successful approaches to the subject through an exciting programme of lectures and workshops.

Summer School in Local History 2015

Course date(s): 
21 Jul 2015 to 23 Jul 2015
The Institute of Historical Research is delighted to announce its three-day non-residential summer school in local history, back in 2015 for a fourth time after its extremely successful first three years. This year's theme is 'The Local History of the Twentieth Century: Possibilities and Pitfalls'. The school will introduce you to the most up-to-date methods, sources and successful approaches to the subject through an exciting programme of lectures and workshops.. An illustrious team of experts will explore the historical, archaeological, art historical and architectural evidence for British localities. The school is open to all those keen to expand or update their skills in local history research.

Summer School in Local History 2016: Maps, Plans and Landscapes

Course date(s): 
12 Jul 2016 to 14 Jul 2016
The Institute of Historical Research is delighted to announce its fifth three-day non-residential summer school in local history. This year's theme is 'Maps, plans and landscapes'. The school will introduce you to the most up-to-date methods, sources and successful approaches to the subject through an exciting programme of lectures and workshops.. An illustrious team of experts will explore the historical, archaeological, art historical and architectural evidence for British localities. The school is open to all those keen to expand or update their skills in local history research.

Visual sources for historians

Course date(s): 
2 Feb 2016 to 29 Feb 2016
An introduction to the use of art, photography, film and other visual sources by historians (post-1500). Through lectures, discussion and visits the course will explore films, paintings, photographs, architecture and design as historical sources, as well as provide an introduction to particular items both in situ and held in archives and libraries.

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