Remembering Susan Reynolds

Remembering Susan Reynolds

In the first of two posts David Bates, former IHR Director, celebrates the life of Susan Reynolds. A celebration of the life of Susan Reynolds who died on 29 July 2021 at the age of 92 has to begin with a quotation from one of her most influential books, Fiefs and...
The IHR’s Reviews in History

The IHR’s Reviews in History

The IHR’s Reviews in History publishes weekly commentaries on new books. Our reviews are longer than those in many academic journals and focus on titles published in the last year. ‘Reviews’ will be taking a break during July and the first half of August, but look...
Troubling Anniversaries: Online Conference 21-22 October

Troubling Anniversaries: Online Conference 21-22 October

What role do anniversaries play in public history? How do we negotiate the commemoration of complex pasts?   In the IHR’s centenary year, an online international conference hosted in partnership between the Institute of Historical Research and the Centre for...
IHR Research Guide: Doing Digital History

IHR Research Guide: Doing Digital History

Read more about the latest volume in the IHR Research Guide series. Doing Digital History: a beginner’s guide to working with text as data, is written by former IHR staff members, who all played a central role in maintaining the IHR’s digital resources,...
The Institute of Historical Research in 2020

The Institute of Historical Research in 2020

  In a busy, difficult, challenging and transformatory year for us all, here’s a look back at selected activities during 2020 from the IHR. Throughout the year, and especially since March, we’ve sought to support historians of all kinds as best we can. In...