How the IHR is supporting historians during lockdown

In this period of uncertainty and closures, the IHR looks to support historians, and their research, with a range of digital initiatives.

June 2020: online events

The IHR's events programme is now online via Zoom. We have workshops, training sessions and conferences available, with more to be added over the Summer.

May 2020: IHR seminars move online

Selected IHR seminar series have moved their Summer programmes online, with sessions from May.

We've a list of online seminars & details of how to take part.

April 2020: New guide to Open and Free Access Research Materials

The IHR has created an extensive guide to Open and Free Access Materials for online historical research, in response to the closure of libraries & archives.

March 2020: Free access to all British History Online content

To 30 September 2020 we're making all transcribed BHO content freely available for individual users. This adds 200 volumes of primary materials for research.

IHR digital resources for research and teaching

The IHR is responsible for creating and developing a wide range of online historical resources, to support research and teaching.

Keep up-to-date via 'On History', the IHR blog

The IHR blog 'On History' carries news and features on new digital initiatives at a time of restricted access to the Institute and to libraries and archives.

Global crisis, vast logistical challenge, an unprecedented fusing of business, military & politics ...

May 2020

Read Christopher Phillips' new book: 'Civilian Specialists at War: Britain's Transport Experts & the First World War'

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