Institute of Historical Research

IHR presents Beyond Borders film festival screening at Curzon Goldsmiths

The IHR, our Rethinking Modern Europe seminar and Curzon Goldsmiths present a special screening of the 2018 Best Historical Documentary Film from the Beyond the Borders International Documentary Film Festival. 

On 22 October 2018, join us at Curzon Goldsmiths for 'The Legend of the Ugly King,' a unique documentary film that explores the surreal and extraordinary life of Kurdish filmmaker Yilmaz Guney. Tickets: £7 General Admission, £5 students & concessions. 

Layers of London: Project Site Live!

The project site for our HLF-funded digital mapping project, Layers of London, is now live!

You can peel back the layers of London's history and explore it's rich, diverse past. Explore map layers and curated historical collections on the site now. 

'Songs of Suffrage, 1900-1925'

A special concert featuring the music and words of three women composers of the 1910s and 20s, each prominent in the suffrage campaign.

Join us on Thursday 1 November for a concert performed by the Berkeley Ensemble and BBC broadcaster Dr Kate Kennedy. With music by Ethel Smyth, Rebecca Clarke and Dorothy Howell, whose string quartet has not been performed for nearly 100 years.

Co-hosted by IHR and Senate House Library.

'On History': The IHR's new digital magazine now launched

The IHR's new digital magazine and blog, On History, is now live! 

Explore articles, research, and news for historians and history lovers. Our aim is to publish accessible articles that reflect on contemporary issues facing our discipline, and deepen public understandings of the past. Submissions welcome. 

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Bibliography of British and Irish History
British History Online
Connected Histories
History of Parliament Online
History Online
ROLLCO website
Reviews in History
VCH Explore

Latest podcasts

The left and the cult of the individual
Kevin Morgan, Added 24 Jul 2018
Toward a transnational history of the English Public Schools
Petter Sandgren, Stockholm University, Added 24 Jul 2018
Building bridges of trust: child transports from Finland to Sweden during WWII
Ann Nehlin, University of Stockholm, Added 24 Jul 2018

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Bletchley Park
Strathclyde-Shanghai Early Career Medical Humanities...
Opportunity to work for a year in Shanghai
Head of Research
The National Archives
Professor of International History (University of Cork)
School of History, College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Undergraduate Dissertation Prize
German History Society