Announcing the new IHR MA History Place and Community 

Announcing the new IHR MA History Place and Community 

We’re hugely excited to be launching our new MA History Place and Community from the Institute of Historical Research, with applications now open for autumn 2023.  All histories are grounded in place. Communities shape our identities, whether through local...
Competition for the IHR’s 2019 Pollard Prize

Competition for the IHR’s 2019 Pollard Prize

Competition for 2019 has now closed; winners will be announced. The Pollard Prize is awarded annually for the best paper presented at an Institute of Historical Research seminar by a postgraduate student or by a researcher within one year of completing the PhD. The...

The History PhD at 90 (part 1 of 3)

Podcasts now available (click here):The History PhD: Past, Present and Future conference28 January 2011 Last year marked the 90th anniversary of the PhD in Britain.  I must admit I was initially surprised at the modernity of the PhD.  Having worked my way through the...

Research seminar 2011-12 programme and venue (update)

The 2011-2012 IHR research seminars are just around the corner.  Last month I updated this site with a list of seminar groups who had already posted their new programme online and new locations due to the relocation of the IHR.  It looks to be a fantastic and diverse...