Seminar Event: A Conversation about Difficult Subjects on Display

21 March 2018 17:30, John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR. Multiple Exposures: a conversation about difficult subjects on display Tania Woloshyn (Birmingham), Natasha McEnroe (Science Museum), and Philippa Smith (London Metropolitan Archives) Join us for a public conversation about displaying 'difficult subjects' - with a focus on images of child patients - from different … Continue reading Seminar Event: A Conversation about Difficult Subjects on Display

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Postponed: Reflections on the First World War Commemorations Seminar (28 Feb)

Our seminar scheduled for 28 February 2018 has been postponed. We are aiming to rescheduled the seminar with Michael Roper (University of Essex), Rachel Duffett (University of Essex), David Savill (Age Exchange) entitled: Making Histories in No Man’s Land: Reflections on the First World War commemorations of British and German descendants as soon as possible. Our next seminar will … Continue reading Postponed: Reflections on the First World War Commemorations Seminar (28 Feb)

Seminar Event: Reflections on the First World War commemorations of British and German descendants

28 February 2018 17:30, John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR Making Histories in No Man’s Land: Reflections on the First World War commemorations of British and German descendants Michael Roper (University of Essex), Rachel Duffett (University of Essex), David Savill (Age Exchange)   In early 2016, the Artistic Director of the reminiscence organisation Age … Continue reading Seminar Event: Reflections on the First World War commemorations of British and German descendants

Public History Prize Awards Ceremony

On Friday 26 January 2018 the Royal Historical Society will host the Public History Prize Awards Ceremony. The IHR Public History Seminar is a proud partner of the Public History Prize, alongside the Royal Historical Society and the Historical Association, and we hope you can join us for this event. The Prize includes awards for … Continue reading Public History Prize Awards Ceremony

IHR Public History Seminar: Spring Term 2018

We're very excited to announce our seminars for the 2018 Spring Term. Be sure to make a note in your diaries and we look forward to seeing you at the Institute of Historical Research in Senate House.   28 February 2018 Making Histories in No Man’s Land: Reflections on the First World War commemorations of … Continue reading IHR Public History Seminar: Spring Term 2018

Seminar Event: Public History in Northern Ireland with Dr Olwen Purdue

On Wednesday 29 November 2017 the IHR Public History Seminar & the London Centre for Public History and Heritage proudly present: Dealing with Divided Pasts: Doing Public History in Northern Ireland Dr Olwen Purdue (Queen's University Belfast) Chair: Dr Edward Madigan (Royal Holloway, University of London) This paper will explore practice and teaching of Public … Continue reading Seminar Event: Public History in Northern Ireland with Dr Olwen Purdue

Seminar Event: Memorialising Magna Carta at Runnymede, 25 October 2017

Memorialising Magna Carta at Runnymede: Hew Locke’s, The Jurors and Runnymede Magna Carta Legacy’s statue of Queen Elizabeth II Steven Franklin (Royal Holloway) Chair: Edward Madigan (Royal Holloway) Wednesday 25 October, 2017, 5.30 pm John S. Cohen Seminar Room, N203, Senate House In June 1215, King John was forced to seal a charter that later … Continue reading Seminar Event: Memorialising Magna Carta at Runnymede, 25 October 2017

IHR Public History Seminar Autumn Term 2017

We have a couple of very exciting speakers lined up for our Autumn term seminar series. So please save the following dates and join us at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London. Wednesday 25 October 2017 'The Memorialisation of Magna Carta at Runnymede: Comparing Hew Locke's, The Jurors, & Runnymede Magna Carta Legacy's Statue … Continue reading IHR Public History Seminar Autumn Term 2017

CFP- Placeless memories: digital constructions of memory and identity

The Institute of the Public Understanding of Past, based at the University of York, has issued a call for papers for a fascinating event looking at the nature of memory and identity construction online and in digital formats, and explore issues concerning the use of these digital memories as a resource for scholars. The call … Continue reading CFP- Placeless memories: digital constructions of memory and identity

“Our history teachers readied us for this dumb sh*t”: public history and the political present

This blog has been reposted with the permission of the author, Dr Alix Green. The original post can be found here. If ever we need historians, it’s now. Niall Ferguson has recently urged the President to convene a Council of Historians for the ‘United States of Amnesia’. It seems unlikely that Trump would be interested … Continue reading “Our history teachers readied us for this dumb sh*t”: public history and the political present