#PotW: London and the First World War – 20/1 March

As part of events to commemorate the centenary of the First World War, IWM (Imperial War Museums) in partnership with the Centre for Metropolitan History is organising a major conference that will explore the ways in which London and its inhabitants were affected by, and involved with, the 1914-18 conflict. For the first time London was effectively… Continue reading #PotW: London and the First World War – 20/1 March

Pick of the Week: Mobilising London’s housing histories: the provision of homes since 1850

As a growing metropolis, London is in the middle of a severe housing crisis, widely evidenced in the press and featuring in political debates. The problem of creating adequate homes for a growing demand is not new. The Centre for Metropolitan History (IHR), in association with the Survey of London (English Heritage) and the Urban… Continue reading Pick of the Week: Mobilising London’s housing histories: the provision of homes since 1850