#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

#PotW: History libraries & research open day – 20 Jan

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

#PotW: IHR 2015 Winter Conference: Utopian Universities

A conference devoted to the new universities of the 1960s. Rather than duplicate the various individual jubilees which have and are taking place in the seven universities (Essex, Lancaster, Sussex, UEA, UKC, Warwick and York) themselves, our aim is to look back at this moment in the history of higher education. The conference will examine… Continue reading #PotW: IHR 2015 Winter Conference: Utopian Universities

#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

#PotW – The Great War at Home 3-4 July

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