Paternosters and Beads: Finding Devotional Objects in the London Customs Accounts

Unlocking the Records of London’s Medieval Foreign Trade

This blog post was written by Dr Stephen Gadd, Software Developer and GIS Consultant. The IHR’s Centre for the History of People, Place and Community has been carrying out some exploratory research on the potential of analysing London’s medieval customs accounts...
Hear From Our 2022/23 Interns

Hear From Our 2022/23 Interns

A number of interns were able to join the Institute this year, thanks to generous support from the IHR Trust. Interns worked alongside IHR Fellows on varying research projects, from transcribing oral history interviews on Windrush, to working on the history of...
Student Testimonials – IHR London Summer School 2023: Secret London

Student Testimonials – IHR London Summer School 2023: Secret London

On 10 – 14 July 2023, we hosted our annual Summer School, this year themed around Secret London. The Summer School offered a unique opportunity to explore London’s stories and historic places, and provided students with access to the brilliant London collections in...
Co-producing histories of place

Co-producing histories of place

The IHR’s People, Place and Community seminar and embedding knowledge exchange in historical research. Dr Ruth Slatter joined the IHR in May 2023 as Lecturer in Historic Environment and Knowledge Exchange. As part of the IHR’s Centre for the History of People, Place...