The spatial dimension in historical narratives

The spatial dimension in historical narratives

This post was written by Jeremy Haslam, Senior Fellow at the IHR. This might seem an odd conjunction of ideas.  But in some of the historical work I have conducted over the last 40 years or so, the relationship this blog explores is important. This short...
Migration Histories in the IHR Library

Migration Histories in the IHR Library

This post was written by Michael Townsend, Collections and Metadata Librarian at the Institute of Historical Research Library. The IHR Library has growing collections on migration history. Recent titles added to the collections include a published edition of...
Why not Narrate History Backwards?

Why not Narrate History Backwards?

By Daniel Snowman, Senior Fellow, IHR This is the second 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’. These will be published monthly....
Bibliography of British and Irish History: June 2022 update 

Bibliography of British and Irish History: June 2022 update 

What’s new in BBIH?  The June 2022 update to the Bibliography of British and Irish History adds 2610 new publications. The new content includes books, journal articles, book chapters and edited collections covering all areas of British and Irish history, from 55...
IHR library survey 2022

IHR library survey 2022

Thanks to those of you who completed the recent IHR library survey. It has been nice to see from the comments how much the library is valued. People indicated high levels of satisfaction for the collections, open-access study space and the helpfulness of library...
Why Not Let the Leaning Tower of Pisa Collapse?

Why Not Let the Leaning Tower of Pisa Collapse?

By Daniel Snowman This is the first 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’. These will be published monthly. We all seek what we...