Digital history professor hails opportunity for development

Dr Jane Winters, currently head of digital publications at the Institute of Historical Research has just been promoted to a chair in digital history. As such, Professor Winters has agreed to share with us some thoughts of how her work has changed since she first came to the IHR and where she sees her work… Continue reading Digital history professor hails opportunity for development

#PotW: Day for new research students at the Institute of Historical Research – 30 Sep

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

Digging into Linked Parliamentary Data

The Institute of Historical Research is part of an international consortium which has won funding to analyse parliamentary material in a new way – using the techniques of ‘big data’. ‘Digging into Linked Parliamentary Data’ is a two-year project funded in the UK by the AHRC. The records of three legislatures – the UK’s Hansard,… Continue reading Digging into Linked Parliamentary Data

#PoTW – Holocaust Memorial Lecture: Antisemitism and Global Politics: Germany, Poland, and Palestine in the 1930s

The Holocaust Memorial Day event is hosted by the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Institute of Historical Research. In this Holocaust Memorial Day lecture, the renowned historian, Professor Timothy Snyder asks, “What was special about Nazi Germany in an age of official antisemitism?” Both Germany and its neighbour Poland… Continue reading #PoTW – Holocaust Memorial Lecture: Antisemitism and Global Politics: Germany, Poland, and Palestine in the 1930s