What’s On? Special events coming up this spring

What’s On? Special events coming up this spring

‘New Approaches to Writing History’ 6.30pm, Thursday 9 May 2019, followed by a reception. Clore Lecture Theatre, Torrington Place, Birkbeck, University of London Organised in partnership with the Raphael Samuel History Centre Places are free but booking is...
Autumn Lectures on Irish, Public, and Modern British History

Autumn Lectures on Irish, Public, and Modern British History

During November 2018, the IHR will host three of its annual named lectures in modern Irish History, Public History and Modern British History with Senia Paseta, Lucy Delap and Richard Vinen. The lectures will be held in the Institute of Historical Research at the...
‘Songs of Suffrage’: a concert of music and readings

‘Songs of Suffrage’: a concert of music and readings

What was the music of the women’s suffrage campaign? Who were the leading women composers and musicians of 1910s and 20s, and what was their contribution to the suffrage cause? On 1 November, the IHR co-hosts, ‘Songs of Suffrage’—a concert of music and...
Motherhood, Loss and the First World War

Motherhood, Loss and the First World War

By Matthew Shaw There have been numerous acts of commemoration for the centenary of the First World War. Many of these have undoubtedly chimed in meaningful ways with the public’s imagination or emotion, such as Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at the Tower of...
Discover research collections at History Day

Discover research collections at History Day

By Kate Wilcox History Day 2018 will be the biggest yet, with more than sixty libraries, archives and history organisations participating. On 27 November at Senate House, University of London, you can explore the History fair and meet with staff representing a diverse...