Event: Indigenous London

23 May 2018 17:30, Location TBC Indigenous London: Native Travelers at the Heart of Empire Coll Thrush (University of British Columbia) London is famed both as the ancient center of a former empire and as a modern metropolis of bewildering complexity and diversity. In Indigenous London, historian Coll Thrush offers an imaginative vision of the … Continue reading Event: Indigenous London

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

Wednesday 2nd May *This seminar has been rearranged from February 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 … Continue reading Seminar Event: Reflections on the First World War commemorations of British and German descendants

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

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

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

Public History and the British Extreme Right Seminar Report

How much do you know about or understand the politics, history and the beliefs of the extreme right in Britain? Is it important to know more and what social responsibilities would go hand in hand with this type of knowledge? These were questions I asked myself as we welcome Dr Paul Jackson, the most recent … Continue reading Public History and the British Extreme Right Seminar Report

Cataloguing Far-Right Hate and Public History Seminar

Join us on 22nd February for our second seminar in the 'Difficult Pasts and Objects' series: Daniel Jones (Searchlight Archive, University of Northampton) 'Archiving the Extreme: Cataloguing Far-Right Hate and Public History' The University of Northampton has a large holding of anti-fascist and far right material, based around their large Searchlight Archive, which has been … Continue reading Cataloguing Far-Right Hate and Public History Seminar