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...
The IHR: new & necessary responses to the current crisis

The IHR: new & necessary responses to the current crisis

By Jo Fox, Director of the IHR Recent discussions with historians in the UK and overseas make clear the impact that the COVID-19 crisis is having on research infrastructures in many universities, and more broadly. This has significant implications for us all, but is...
Supporting the historical community: the IHR’s contribution

Supporting the historical community: the IHR’s contribution

Following the closure of the IHR’s premises last week, Institute staff are thinking through how best to support the historical community in the coming weeks. All at the IHR seek to maintain as many of our services and resources as we can. This post sets out...
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...
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...