Institute of Historical Research Mission and Strategy, 2020-2025

Institute of Historical Research Mission and Strategy, 2020-2025

By Jo Fox Wednesday 5 February 2020 sees the launch of the IHR’s Mission and Strategy, 2020-25. This is an important moment for the Institute as it sets out its values, aims and goals for the coming decade. Here Professor Jo Fox, Director of the IHR, introduces the...
From Archive to Stage: Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London

From Archive to Stage: Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London

Alison Skilbeck in Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London (Image: M. Shaw) By Matt ShawA woman waits on stage as the audience enter. She is asleep, wrapped in a fur-trimmed coat. As we settle, the performer awakes to the crackle of radio news. She is disturbed by a dream, by...
#OpenAccess at the IHR: five new publishing initiatives

#OpenAccess at the IHR: five new publishing initiatives

By Philip Carter For Open Access Week 2018 (21-28 October), here are five ways in which the Institute of Historical Research is engaging with OA publishing. But first …   What is Open Access? Open access refers to the free access to and generally free reuse...
10 Key Findings from the RHS Race, Ethnicity & Equality Report

10 Key Findings from the RHS Race, Ethnicity & Equality Report

Today the Royal Historical Society (RHS) has launched its much anticipated report ‘Race, Ethnicity & Equality in UK History: A Report and Resource for Change.’ The full report includes significant, original research, and highlights the racial and ethnic...