IHR Partnership Seminars: January 2021 launch of first 4 series

IHR Partnership Seminars: January 2021 launch of first 4 series

In November 2020 we announced the first 10 seminars series for a new initiative: the IHR online Partnership Seminars. Designed as a space for timely interventions in current and emerging research areas, Partnership Seminars will open up inter-disciplinary and...
Join us for History Day 2020: Thursday 19th November

Join us for History Day 2020: Thursday 19th November

By Kate Wilcox and Argula Rublack In this post, Kate Wilcox and Argula Rublack — co-organisers of History Day 2020 — explain what’s available at this year’s online event. As a celebration of historical collections, History Day combines...
IHR Strategy, 2020-25: 3. The Wohl Library and Archives

IHR Strategy, 2020-25: 3. The Wohl Library and Archives

By Matt Shaw In February the IHR launched its Mission and Strategy, 2020-25 which was introduced in a blog post by the Institute’s director, Professor Jo Fox. In this follow-on series of essays we look in more detail at key elements of the Institute’s work for the...
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...