Mapping 2750 furniture makers on Layers of London

Mapping 2750 furniture makers on Layers of London

By Adriana Turpin The British and Irish Furniture Makers Online (BIFMO) project is a partnership between the Institute of Historical Research and the Furniture History Society. It encompasses research, resources, training and events to engage with a global community...
IHR@Manchester

IHR@Manchester

By Philip Carter On 25 June the Institute headed to the north-west for IHR@Manchester, a day research workshop for early career historians and History librarians. The day was jointly organised with the John Rylands Research Institute and held in the Historic Reading...
On writing ‘Mother: An Unconventional History’

On writing ‘Mother: An Unconventional History’

By Sarah Knott For her new book, ‘Mother’, the feminist and historian Professor Sarah Knott chose the striking sub-title ‘An Unconventional History’. Here Sarah explains her choice, the boundaries between conventional and unconventional...
Still Going Places: Gender and Medieval Studies

Still Going Places: Gender and Medieval Studies

By Victoria Blud, Diane Heath and Einat Klafter, Editors of the collection ‘Gender in Medieval Spaces, Places and Thresholds’ available open access. As we were leaving the Cathedral after Evensong on a cold night in January 2017, a blizzard suddenly...