The Origins of a Coming Ideal: Meritocracy in Britain 1750-1850

British History in the Long 18th Century The Origins of a Coming Ideal: Meritocracy in Britain 1750-1850 Penelope J. Corfield (Emeritus Professor) 25 May 2010  This is a guest post by James Wilkinson, one of IHR Digital’s summer interns from the University of...

Cultures of Memory in Early Modern England: Round Table and Discussion

Conversations and Disputations: Discussions among Historians 17 June 2011 Kate Chedgzoy (Newcastle), Andrew Hiscock (Bangor), Alexandra Walsham (Cambridge), Andy Wood (East Anglia) Cultures of Memory in Early Modern England: Round Table and Discussion Chair: Kate...

Advocacy for the archive sector

Archives & Society Advocacy for the archive sector Marie Owens (Archives and Records Association) 8 May 2012 Marie Owens has a long standing knowledge of publicity, communications and PR related to libraries and archives.  Owens strongly believes that the archive...

English children’s work during the Second World War

Voluntary Action History 16 January 2012 Berry Mayall (Institute of Education) English children’s work during the Second World War Are children citizens in Britain or citizens-in-preparation?  At the heart of Berry Mayall’s paper to the Voluntary Action History...