The spatial dimension in historical narratives

The spatial dimension in historical narratives

This post was written by Jeremy Haslam, Senior Fellow at the IHR. This might seem an odd conjunction of ideas.  But in some of the historical work I have conducted over the last 40 years or so, the relationship this blog explores is important. This short...
Diary of a creative practitioner in residence….

Diary of a creative practitioner in residence….

By Sue Horth Sue Horth, BAFTA-winning Executive Producer, has made some of the most exciting history-based and factual drama on television in recent years, from ‘Damilola, Our Loved Boy’ to ’37 Days’, exploring the lead-up to the First World War. As the holder of the...
IHR at the Becket Pageant for London

IHR at the Becket Pageant for London

In June 2022 the IHR’s Centre for the History of People, Place and Community will participate in the Becket Pageant for London – part of our renewed focus on London history, which also includes the exciting IHR London Summer School. IHR resources and interpretation at...
Historians and BBIH — an adventure in 10 episodes. No 1: Bede

Historians and BBIH — an adventure in 10 episodes. No 1: Bede

Let’s take 10 famous historical historians — one each week — and see what they can achieve with the Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH). The Bibliography is a record of more than 600,000 publications relating to Britain, Ireland and the...