In praise of the edited collection

In praise of the edited collection

By Peter Webster What’s the status, and value, of the edited essay collection in History publishing? In his new book—The Edited Collection: Pasts, Present and Futures (Cambridge University Press)—Peter Webster considers book chapters and collections as forms of...
Discover Victoria County History Shorts: a lockdown special offer

Discover Victoria County History Shorts: a lockdown special offer

By Catherine Clarke During this period of social distancing, we’ve been looking at new ways to share VCH content, and support the work of historians who are unable to access libraries and archives. We’re pleased to announce a special offer on VCH Shorts – our...
Cinemas in previous times of crisis

Cinemas in previous times of crisis

By Sam Manning Cinemas are just one of the popular public arenas required to close during the current COVID-19 emergency. But for many UK venues this crisis has historical resonance. Here, cinema historian Dr Sam Manning considers how the film industry and British...
Applications open for the IHR’s Pollard Prize, 2020

Applications open for the IHR’s Pollard Prize, 2020

The IHR Pollard Prize is awarded annually for the best paper presented at an Institute of Historical Research seminar by a postgraduate student, or by an early career researcher within one year of completing a PhD. The Prize is supported by Oxford University Press,...