Medieval specialist Catherine Clarke to lead new IHR research centre

Medieval specialist Catherine Clarke to lead new IHR research centre

Catherine Clarke, Professor of English at the University of Southampton, has been named Chair in the History of People, Place and Community at the Institute of Historical Research (IHR). She takes up her new role in February 2019. She will head up a new research...

British and Irish Furniture Makers Online (BIFMO) now available!

The Institute of Historical Research and the Furniture History Society are delighted to announce that the BIFMO database is now freely available to view online at https://bifmo.data.history.ac.uk. The initial phase of the project has seen the construction of the BIFMO...

Furniture history: the digital future

This editorial originally appeared in the Burlington Magazine. NEXT YEAR IS the three hundredth anniversary of the birth of Thomas Chippendale, an event that will be marked in his native county by an exhibition at Leeds City Museum.1 The story of the study of...