Can a short life be a good life? Brevity in historical biography

Can a short life be a good life? Brevity in historical biography

By Philip Carter ‘Flash Histories’, a recent symposium at the University of Bristol, brought together historians, creative writers and heritage professionals to explore short-form history writing. Topics included history as poetry, museum labelling,...
IHR seeks Professor in the History of People, Place and Community

IHR seeks Professor in the History of People, Place and Community

The Institute of Historical Research (IHR) is seeking a senior academic leader to become Professor in the History of People, Place and Community and the founding Director of a new research centre in the History of People, Place and Community. The establishment of this...

Scottish PoMS – the Paradox of Medieval Scotland 1093-1286 database

The Paradox of Medieval Scotland database explores the social relationships and identities before the Wars of Independence. The “paradox” refers to Rees Davies’ observation of Scotland that, “paradoxically, the most extensively English-settled and Anglicised part of...