IHR Partnership Seminars. A New Programme

IHR Partnership Seminars. A New Programme

As part of its mission to support and facilitate history research and practice across the UK and beyond, the IHR is seeking to develop a new programme of online Partnership Seminars, to launch in January 2021. About the Partnership series The Partnership Seminars will...
History Librarians Workshop, 18 June

History Librarians Workshop, 18 June

By Matt Shaw Our libraries aren’t closed, only the buildings are shut. This, as many librarians have been saying, underscores the great extent to which libraries and librarians have long been involved in providing digital resources, remote services and postal...
IHR seminars going online for Summer term

IHR seminars going online for Summer term

We’re really pleased to announce that selected IHR seminars are moving online to continue their programmes over the coming weeks. For many seminar series, the Summer term programme begins in early-mid May. Below you’ll find details of those IHR seminars...
From Archive to Stage: Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London

From Archive to Stage: Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London

Alison Skilbeck in Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London (Image: M. Shaw) By Matt ShawA woman waits on stage as the audience enter. She is asleep, wrapped in a fur-trimmed coat. As we settle, the performer awakes to the crackle of radio news. She is disturbed by a dream, by...
Getting Muddy: The IHR Wohl Library Mudlark

Getting Muddy: The IHR Wohl Library Mudlark

By Catherine Clarke and Matt Shaw IHR staff recently embarked on a ‘mudlark’ in the IHR Wohl Library, hunting for hidden treasures relating to the River Thames. With thirty minutes on the clock, colleagues searched the collections (without the aid of catalogues), then...
IHR@Manchester

IHR@Manchester

By Philip Carter On 25 June the Institute headed to the north-west for IHR@Manchester, a day research workshop for early career historians and History librarians. The day was jointly organised with the John Rylands Research Institute and held in the Historic...