To mark the launch of our first SAS/Senate House Library ‘Public Engagement Innovators Scheme’, we asked some staff from across the School about their experiences of public engagement and how it has influenced their research and professional practice. In this fourth post Jane Winters, professor of digital history at the Institute of Historical Research, answers our… Continue reading Engaging the Public with Digital History (Public Engagement Case Study – Professor Jane Winters)
This year’s History libraries & research open day provides an opportunity to meet and learn about libraries and archives! Join us in the Macmillan Hall on the ground floor of Senate House on 20 January 2015, between 10am and 4:30pm. This one-day programme is ideal for postgraduate students and early career researchers. It includes: … Continue reading #PotW: History libraries & research open day – 20 Jan
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… Continue reading #PotW: Day for new research students at the Institute of Historical Research – 30 Sep
Fought across the world, the First World War struck deepest at home. Few neighbourhoods, villages, towns or regions emerged untouched by the global conflict on 1914-18. This year’s Anglo-American conference takes as its theme the impact of the First World War on the locality and local institutions, on the family and social life, and on the… Continue reading #PotW – The Great War at Home 3-4 July
The Institute of Historical Research (IHR) operates an online research training website called History SPOT. This website includes a wide range of digital research training packages for historians. One of the courses available on the History Spot is Designing Databases for Historical Research.