Exploring collections for History Day

Exploring collections for History Day

This blog post was written by Sophie Swann, history undergraduate student at the University of Leicester. Sophie completed a placement at the IHR in August 2022, working on the Bibliography of British and Irish History and in the IHR library. She explored History of...
IHR London Summer School 2022: Renewal

IHR London Summer School 2022: Renewal

By Catherine Clarke, Director of the Centre for the History of People, Place and Community at the Institute of Historical Research The summer has flown by and now, as we continue our planning for the IHR London Summer School 2023, is a great opportunity to look back...
Should we concrete over ‘dark tourist’ monuments?

Should we concrete over ‘dark tourist’ monuments?

By Daniel Snowman, Senior Fellow, IHR This is the final in a series of three blog pieces by IHR Senior Fellow, Daniel Snowman, raising provocative issues about how we regard and memorialise what we think of as ‘history’. Read the first and second blogs...