New LGBTQ+ History acquisitions in the IHR library

New LGBTQ+ History acquisitions in the IHR library

This blog post was written by Sophia Benko, Graduate Trainee Library Assistant at the IHR Wohl Library. At the core of LGBTQ+ History Month is a desire to celebrate diversity, and this is well reflected in the variety of resources available at the IHR. We hold an...
The IHR Strategy, 2020-25: 1. Digital History

The IHR Strategy, 2020-25: 1. Digital History

By Philip Carter Last week the IHR launched its Mission and Strategy, 2020-25 which was introduced in a blog post by the Institute’s director, Professor Jo Fox. Over the next four weeks we look in more detail at key elements of the Institute’s work for the...
Can a short life be a good life? Brevity in historical biography

Can a short life be a good life? Brevity in historical biography

By Philip Carter ‘Flash Histories’, a recent symposium at the University of Bristol, brought together historians, creative writers and heritage professionals to explore short-form history writing. Topics included history as poetry, museum labelling,...