Forthcoming courses

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.

Databases for historians II: practical database tools

Course date(s): 
3 Aug 2016 to 5 Aug 2016
The aim of this course is to develop further practical skills in constructing and fully exploiting databases for use in historical research. Assuming a basic understanding of the conceptual issues, the course will introduce techniques to conduct more complex analysis and to present the results in graphical form for greatest comprehension and impact.

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