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...
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...
#VCHFutureHistory: Writing the Places We Want

#VCHFutureHistory: Writing the Places We Want

Get involved in #VCHFutureHistoryproject. Your area 50 years from now #VCHFutureHistory: Writing the Places We Want The Victoria County History of England – a national project led from the IHR – is currently a partner in the AHRC-funded project Towns and the Cultural...
Professor Derek Keene (1942-2021) by Matthew Davies

Professor Derek Keene (1942-2021) by Matthew Davies

Remembering Professor Derek Keene Derek Keene, who died recently of Alzheimer’s at the age of 78, was one of the leading figures in medieval and urban history over the past forty years. He was the founding director of the Centre for Metropolitan History at the IHR,...