The Institute of Historical Research is delighted to welcome those commencing research degrees in history and related disciplines in London, the South East and throughout the UK. Over the course of an afternoon, we shall introduce the IHR and its remit to assist and promote historical research of all sorts. Join us for lunch and then learn about our library, seminars, conferences, publications, website and training in specialised research skills and how they can help you. Hear also about the History Lab, the postgraduate support network run by and for those undertaking research degrees in history. Free to all new research students in history and in historical subjects from other disciplines.
Venue: Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London.
Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7H
Date and time: Tuesday 30 September 2014, 12:30 – 16:30.
12.45 Lunch and Registration
1.30 Introduction by Professor Lawrence Goldman, IHR Director
1.50 Training courses – Dr Simon Trafford, IHR Research Training Officer
2.10 Digital and Online Training – Dr Matt Phillpott (TBC)
2.25 Palaeography – Dr Jenny Stratford
2.40 Seminars – Professor Sally Alexander (Goldsmiths) (TBC)
3.20 Information services – Dr Jane Winters, Head of Publications and Kate Wilcox, Librarian (TBC)
3.35 Senate House Library – Dr Jordan Landes
4.10 Introduction to The History Lab – Zoe Thomas (TBC)