Equal pay for equal work: Jill Craigie’s To Be a Woman

Equal pay for equal work: Jill Craigie’s To Be a Woman

By Jo Fox Equal pay has long been at the heart of feminist activism. The struggle for enfranchisement was but one component of the suffragette’s campaign – equal pay was another, with Millicent Fawcett arguing for ‘equal pay for equal work’ in the Economic Journal in...
IHR announces new Director

IHR announces new Director

We are delighted to announce that Professor Jo Fox, Head of Department and Professor of Modern British and European History in the Department of History at Durham University, has been appointed Director of the Institute with effect from 1 January 2018. ‘It is an...
By the seaside – event and exhibit at the IHR

By the seaside – event and exhibit at the IHR

The IHR enjoys an associate fellowship connection with Historic England and this year we invited some of the Fellows from Historic England to deliver a lecture. The event was part of the Being Human Festival and a coincident exhibit was arranged in the IHR’s...

Interview with Professor Lawrence Goldman

This post was originally published on the School of Advanced Study Talking Humanities Blog. We talk to the director of the Institute of Historical Research about the history of history and the rise of statistical thinking in the Victorian period. Professor Goldman has...

Introducing the new Director of the IHR

by Professor Lawrence Goldman, Director Coming to the IHR feels like coming home. I was once a postgraduate working on collections in London who needed a base in the city and a warming cup of coffee in the IHR Common Room. And on those forays for doctoral research I...