Join us online for an introductory afternoon aimed at new research students in History


14.00    Introduction – Dr Simon Trafford, IHR Director of Studies

14.05    Welcome to the IHR -  Prof Claire Langhamer, incoming Director of the IHR

14.10    Research Training – Dr Simon Trafford, IHR Director of Studies


14.15    Palaeography
 – Dr Jenny Stratford, IHR

14.25    IHR seminars – Dr Kelly Boyd, Convenor, Women’s History Seminar

14.35    The Centre for the History of People, Place and Community (including VCH & Layers of London) Dr Adam Chapman, VCH General Editor

14.45    Break

14.55    IHR Library and Senate House Library– Kate Wilcox, IHR Library and Argula Rublack, SHL

15.05   Digital resources: BHO & BBIH– Jenny Lelkes, editor, BHO, and John Levin, editor, BBIH

15.20   Getting involved – Prof Catherine Clarke, Director of the Centre for the History of People, Place and Community

15.30    Introduction to the History Lab – Kerry Love, History Lab

15.45    Finish



All welcome

This event is free to attend, but booking is required. It will be held online with details about how to join the virtual event being circulated via email to registered attendees 24 hours in advance.

The event will begin at 2:00pm BST, but you will be able to join the event's online waiting room from 1:55pm BST.