Diversity and Inequality in the Library

Diversity and Inequality in the Library

By Matt Shaw and Michael Townsend There aren’t many awards for libraries, but if there were, a case for a speech similar to that made by Joachim Phoenix at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards could be made. For his best actor speech,...
Advise the Wohl Library and Archive

Advise the Wohl Library and Archive

Are you an early-career researcher? Would you like to help shape the development of the Wohl Library of the Institute of Historical Research? We’re looking for an ECR to join the library and archive’s Advisory Committee. Since 1921, the IHR library and archives...
Motherhood, Loss and the First World War

Motherhood, Loss and the First World War

By Matthew Shaw There have been numerous acts of commemoration for the centenary of the First World War. Many of these have undoubtedly chimed in meaningful ways with the public’s imagination or emotion, such as Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at the Tower of...
Discover research collections at History Day

Discover research collections at History Day

By Kate Wilcox History Day 2018 will be the biggest yet, with more than sixty libraries, archives and history organisations participating. On 27 November at Senate House, University of London, you can explore the History fair and meet with staff representing a diverse...

Wohl Library Seminar 2018: Workshop on Digital Archives

    On March 21st the IHR Wohl library held a Digital Archives event giving a chance for researchers, archivists, historians and anyone with an interest in history to come and listen to three experts showcase how to use their digital archival tools. Each...