#OpenAccess at the IHR: five new publishing initiatives

#OpenAccess at the IHR: five new publishing initiatives

By Philip Carter For Open Access Week 2018 (21-28 October), here are five ways in which the Institute of Historical Research is engaging with OA publishing. But first …   What is Open Access? Open access refers to the free access to and generally free reuse (usually...
The genesis of ‘William Weston: early voyager to the New World’

The genesis of ‘William Weston: early voyager to the New World’

By Evan T. Jones John Cabot’s 1497 ‘discovery’ of North America has been famous since Elizabethan times. When Richard Hakluyt published Divers Voyages (1582), the expedition took centre stage. Hakluyt argued that England had ‘title’ to North America because Cabot had...
Pollard Prize 2018: mixed race marriage in post-war Britain

Pollard Prize 2018: mixed race marriage in post-war Britain

The winner of the 2018 Pollard Prize for the best paper given to an IHR seminar by a post-graduate or early career researcher was Anna Maguire for ‘”You Wouldn’t Want Your Daughter Marrying One”: Parental Intervention into Mixed Race Relationships in...