London is Calling

London is Calling

The Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) now gives you easy access to more than 1,200 Masters and PhD theses on the history of London. Using the Bibliography’s Advanced Search, you can explore metropolitan dissertations by title, topic, period,...
Getting Muddy: The IHR Wohl Library Mudlark

Getting Muddy: The IHR Wohl Library Mudlark

By Catherine Clarke and Matt Shaw IHR staff recently embarked on a ‘mudlark’ in the IHR Wohl Library, hunting for hidden treasures relating to the River Thames. With thirty minutes on the clock, colleagues searched the collections (without the aid of catalogues), then...
IHR@Manchester

IHR@Manchester

By Philip Carter On 25 June the Institute headed to the north-west for IHR@Manchester, a day research workshop for early career historians and History librarians. The day was jointly organised with the John Rylands Research Institute and held in the Historic Reading...
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...