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

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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

“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

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