Eighteenth-century histories of Norwich and the political vernacular

British History in the Long 18th Century Eighteenth-century histories of Norwich and the political vernacular Daniel Howse (University of East Anglia) 11 January 2012    This is a guest post by Paul McMenemy, one of IHR Digital’s winter interns from the University of...

Pacifying the past: British historical culture, 1745-1776

Pacifying the past: British historical culture, 1745-1776 British History in the Long 18th Century Seminar Paul Davis (Princeton) 25 January 2012 Pacifying the past: British historical culture, 1745-1776 This is a guest post by Paul McMenemy, one of IHR Digital’s...

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...

What is a City? The English experience (Anglo-American 2009)

Anglo-American conference 2009 What is a City? The English experience John Beckett (Centre for Local History, IHR) 2 July 2009 Abstract: This paper will present an overview, concluding that England has two leagues of cities: a largely medieval league of what are now...