Institute of Historical Research

New in Historical Research

The May 2019 issue of the IHR’s journal, Historical Research, features articles on gender in medieval correspondence,  a rethinking of early modern kinship, and mixed-race relationships in post-war Britain. The February 2019 issue of Historical Research is currently available on free access.

Have you something to say about London history?

The 2019 Curriers’ Company Essay Prize, in association with the IHR, is an annual competition on London history. Applications are now open for articles based on original research in metropolitan history. The winning essay will receive £1000 and publication in The London Journal. Deadline for submissions is 30 Sept 2019.

Job opportunity at the IHR: Public Engagement Officer (Layers of London)

The Public Engagement Officer is a new role responsible for coordinating and delivering the volunteer and learning programmes of the HLF-funded Layers of London project, based at the Institute of Historical Research. This key post will play a major role in the delivery phase of the project, determining its success as a large, metropolitan, heritage-related public engagement platform, and ensuring broad and diverse engagement with Londoners of different ages and walks of life.

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The IHR will be closing at 4pm on Friday 12 July and will also be closed all day on Saturday 13 June. We will open on Monday at 9am as usual.

Bibliography of British and Irish History
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Latest podcasts

Women and Peace Activism
Amy Todd, Added 3 May 2019
Shopping for pets in nineteenth and twentieth-century London
Jane Hamlett (Royal Holloway); Rebecca Preston (Royal Holloway), Added 22 Mar 2019

News and jobs

Project Archivist (freelance) - Our History
LGBT communities in Southeast London 1983-2000s
SRS Postdoctoral Fellowships 2019
Two Postdoctoral Fellowships to be awarded in the academic year 2019-20
The Thomas Arthur Arnold Fund for Excellence in Historical...
Two one-year post-doctoral fellowships