The IHR’s Reviews in History

The IHR’s Reviews in History

The IHR’s Reviews in History publishes weekly commentaries on new books. Our reviews are longer than those in many academic journals and focus on titles published in the last year. ‘Reviews’ will be taking a break during July and the first half of August, but look...
Troubling Anniversaries: Online Conference 21-22 October

Troubling Anniversaries: Online Conference 21-22 October

What role do anniversaries play in public history? How do we negotiate the commemoration of complex pasts?   In the IHR’s centenary year, an online international conference hosted in partnership between the Institute of Historical Research and the Centre for...
French history in the IHR archive and library

French history in the IHR archive and library

The Society for the Study of French History has generously funded a project to highlight our archive collections in the area of French history. It has included cataloguing and selective digitisation of materials as well as the creation of a guide to the Anglo-French...
IHR Research Guide: Doing Digital History

IHR Research Guide: Doing Digital History

Read more about the latest volume in the IHR Research Guide series. Doing Digital History: a beginner’s guide to working with text as data, is written by former IHR staff members, who all played a central role in maintaining the IHR’s digital resources,...
IHR #OurCentury: Events Across the UK

IHR #OurCentury: Events Across the UK

From Dover to Glasgow, from film screenings and walking tours to art workshops and steel bands, IHR #OurCentury events will celebrate history in its many forms, right across the UK. Following a huge response to our Open Call, we are delighted to announce events...
Mapping the Modern City in the IHR Library Collections

Mapping the Modern City in the IHR Library Collections

This post was written by Alex Kither, Graduate Library Assistant Trainee at the Institute of Historical Research Library. The new Modern History Collections guide covers a broad range of historical sources from the late eighteenth century through to the present day....