Medieval specialist Catherine Clarke to lead new IHR research centre

Medieval specialist Catherine Clarke to lead new IHR research centre

Catherine Clarke, Professor of English at the University of Southampton, has been named Chair in the History of People, Place and Community at the Institute of Historical Research (IHR). She takes up her new role in February 2019. She will head up a new research...
IHR seeks Professor in the History of People, Place and Community

IHR seeks Professor in the History of People, Place and Community

The Institute of Historical Research (IHR) is seeking a senior academic leader to become Professor in the History of People, Place and Community and the founding Director of a new research centre in the History of People, Place and Community. The establishment of this...

New Red Book Published!

We are pleased to announce the publication of our latest volume from the Somerset VCH series. Queen Camel and the Cadburys is the 11th volume of the Victoria County History of Somerset and is edited by Mary Siraut. The volume is a comprehensive account of the ten...

Natural History and the VCH

Every so often we get an enquiry about a natural history entry in a VCH red book. Largely completed before the First World War, the general volumes in each county series include natural history and provide a fascinating snap shot of the local ecology a century ago....