Supporting Early-Career Historians: The Victoria County History

Supporting Early-Career Historians: The Victoria County History

This post was written by Adam Chapman, the General Editor of the Victoria County History, and Lecturer in Medieval History at the Institute of Historical Research. [Working for the VCH] sparked my long-forgotten childhood curiosity around the history of place, what...
Continuity and Change at the IHR

Continuity and Change at the IHR

By Janette Bright In 2020, as the world around us changed dramatically, IHR students (past and present) decided that as their contribution to the IHR Centenary celebrations they would look back at their predecessors from the very beginnings of the Institute.  This...
Continuity and Change at the IHR

Toppling Colston: decolonisation of our own practice

By Mark McCarthy Through the months of lockdown, our Student Group Zoom meetings often discussed how historical research intersects with contemporary life.  A broad historical ‘turn’, the rethinking of our European colonial heritage, was foregrounded in...