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Session 1 from the IHR Global Birthday Event.
IHR Global Birthday Event-Session 2.
IHR Global Birthday Event-Session 3
What might a cultural history of Levelling Up tell us about the new political narratives being shaped around this agenda?
History & Policy: This online book launch celebrated the release of Walter Citrine: Forgotten Statesman of the Trades Union Congress by Dr Jim Moher.
This online workshop explored how to host effective online Public History engage different audiences with research, heritage and historie.
This online book launch celebrated the release of the Coal Country, with author Dr Ewan Gibbs and panellists including Dr Ariane Mak and Brendan Moohan.
This online book launch celebrated the release of Utopian Universities, with editors Jill Pellew and Miles Taylor, and a panel of experts in the field.
In this fourth session Susan Oosthuizen and Angus Winchester discussed the analysis of historic settlement through place names, mapping and the written record.
Session 3 of History Day 2020 showcase innovative new projects and creative approaches to documenting local and community history.
Session 2 of History Day 2020 showcased digital projects and discussed the impact of the closure of cultural institutions during lockdown.
Session 1 of History Day 2020 bought together projects and organisations that have begun work to archive key events of 2020.
In this third session Dr Paul Dryburgh from TNA, discussed medieval state, its structure and its records. With a particular focus on local history.
This session gave an overview into two digital resources and two libraries digital collections that could support your research into British History online.
The second session discussed how buildings in the built environment can be used as evidence for changes in settlement, population and social & economic history.
This event showcased two digital initiatives that combine the traditional values of scholarly publishing with new forms of content creation and communication
The first online training sessions by the CHPPC. The VCH team look at cartography and what good and bad historical mapping can do to aid your research.
The 2020 IHR Historical Research Lecture asked 'How will we write histories of 2020?', with contributions from historians of medicine and contemporary society.
In June 2020 the IHR & Royal Historical Society held a workshop on 'Getting Published' for early career historians, with commissioning editors and new authors.
In June 2020, the IHR Library hosted a workshop for UK History Librarians which explored responses to Covid-19 and the closure of libraries and archives.
On 11 June 2020, we were joined by Daniel Snowman and Charlie Taverner for our monthly IHR Fellows seminar.
Held in June 2020, this half-day conference showcased research projects taking place across the VCH community, with guides to researching local history online.
An workshop on effective online engagement, hosted by staff from Layers of London - the IHR's collaborative digital mapping project
The 2020 Gerald Aylmer Conference -- with the IHR, RHS and TNA -- explored 'Collaboration and co-production in the archive'. How do we best work together?
An interview with IHR Director Professor Jo Fox, co-hosted by Hannah Elias & Liam Cunningham. The conversation accompanied Jo's inaugural lecture at the IHR.
In November 2019, the IHR and RADA hosted on a performance of Alison Skilbeck's one-woman show, 'Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London', followed by a discussion.
To celebrate the VCH's 120th anniversary in 2019, counties each filled a special VCH Red Box with objects which tell the history of their place.
Held with the John Rylands Research Institute, IHR@Manchester was a day-training event for ECR historians and History Librarians across the north-west.
The 2019 IHR Historical Research lecture was given by Dr Rob Waters (QMUL), in conversation about his new book with Dr Kennetta Hammond Perry (De Montfort)
In May 2019 we discussed new ways of writing history with the Costa Book winner Professor Bart Van Es, author of 'The Cut Out Girl', and Professor Sarah Knott, author of 'Mother. An Unconventional History'. Co-hosted with the Raphael Samuel History Society.
A panel of scholars, artists and activists discuss the presence and absence of black and minority ethnic Britons on the UK’s National Curriculum.
In November 2018, the IHR and Senate House Library hosted an evening concert of music and readings from British women composers active in the age of suffrage.
The 2018 Kehoe Lecture in Irish History, given by Professor Senia Paseta (Oxford), explored the role of Irish politics in the women's suffrage campaign.
A panel of historians and media figures discuss how the opening up of history to a wider audience places special demands on those communicating the past.
Jo Fox talks to Helen Pankhurst about her book 'Deeds not Words: The Story Of Women's Rights Then And Now' on a visit to the IHR in February 2018.
Professor Jo Fox, IHR Director, in conversation with the campaigner and author, Caroline Criado Perez (May 2018)
The 2018 IHR Historical Research Lecture, given by Dr Tristram Hunt, Director of the V&A Museum, began our two-day conference, 'Home: new histories of living'.
In March 2017 King's College, London and the IHR hosted a day conference and a new exhibition to discuss 'London's women historians', past and present.
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