Join us for History Day 2020: Thursday 19th November

Join us for History Day 2020: Thursday 19th November

By Kate Wilcox and Argula Rublack In this post, Kate Wilcox and Argula Rublack — co-organisers of History Day 2020 — explain what’s available at this year’s online event. As a celebration of historical collections, History Day combines...
‘What’s in a name?’: cataloguing in a decolonising library

‘What’s in a name?’: cataloguing in a decolonising library

By Michael Townsend In February of this year we outlined in Diversity and inequality in the library the measures the IHR library is taking to make its spaces and resources open to all. What follows is a further look into one specific aspect of this general objective:...
Shut Up and Write!

Shut Up and Write!

By Matt Shaw We agree: the likelihood of writing King Lear during the current situation is unlikely at best. Our experience of quarantine is rather different to that of William Shakespeare in 1606 (if that is what happened). Despite the gain in time from commuting for...