Institute of Historical Research

New education resources from Layers of London

Layers of London’ has created free teacher and student packs to support Key Stage 2 and 3 students and help teachers create their own class collections. These free resources allow students to publish and share their local history work online and so contribute to a pioneering London history crowd-sourcing project.

‘Digital and the Archive’: the 2019 Aylmer seminar

This year’s Aylmer seminar considers the theme of ‘Digital and the Archive: preservation, research and engagement’. Speakers will consider the impact of digital technology on archives and historical research: how well do we use digital resources, and how do we navigate hybrid archives combining paper and digital content?

The Rise and Fall of the British Nation reviewed

The IHR's online journal Reviews in History has just published a fascinating discussion between Scott Newton and David Edgerton of the latter's The Rise and Fall of the British Nation: a Twentieth Century History.

This compelling book recasts 20th-century British history in terms of the building and dismantling of a specifically British nation, challenging the use of 'declinism' as an explanation of Britain's changing domestic and international experience since 1900.

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