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...

Live streaming Digital History seminars

Yesterday was the first Digital History seminar this term and, as what has become a continuing thread for many of the papers, the focus was again on the Old Bailey Proceedings.  However, this time the topic was rather different – at least from an historian’s...

The History PhD at 90 (part 1 of 3)

Podcasts now available (click here): The History PhD: Past, Present and Future conference 28 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...

History SPOT Project page

History SPOT has now left the beta testing stage thanks to ULCC (University of London Computer Centre) who have recently worked hard to get the site completed.  Over the coming few months you will see History SPOT expand and grow as we add much more content and...

Technical problems in last night’s live streamed seminar

Last night was the IHR’s eighth live streamed event, the fourth for our Digital History seminar, and the second since the launch of History SPOT.  Unfortunately on this occasion things did not go as planned.  This blog post is, therefore, part apology to all of you...