Eighteenth-century histories of Norwich and the political vernacular

British History in the Long 18th CenturyEighteenth-century histories of Norwich and the political vernacularDaniel 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 SeminarPaul Davis (Princeton)25 January 2012Pacifying the past: British historical culture, 1745-1776This is a guest post by Paul McMenemy, one of IHR Digital’s winter...

English children’s work during the Second World War

Voluntary Action History16 January 2012Berry 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 seminar...

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

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