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  • Work for the HA

    22nd March 2017

    Are you tech-savvy? Do you love history? Do you have good web and digital resource experience? A job at the HA could be your next career move. We are looking for part-time (paternity cover) digital officer and web editor for all our online and digital projects. Download the details for...

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  • HA Annual Conference 2017 - Book Now!

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    We are pleased to announce the the programme for HA Annual Conference 2017 is now live! Book now to take advantage of Early Bird prices for a series of fantastic sessions, including a keynote lecture by none other than Michael Wood. The Conference at the Mercure Hotel, Manchester Piccadilly offers...

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  • Competition: My Favourite History Place

    10th March 2017

    My Favourite History Place – A competition for pupils in Key Stages 1 and 2 and their teachers At the Historical Association, we know that learning outside the classroom and making visits is just as important as what goes on in the classroom. To complement our regular feature in our...

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  • National History Book Competition

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    Following its successful launch last year, the Historical Association and Amberley Publishing are delighted to announce details of the competition for this year. The aim of the competition is to find the best unpublished history book either from an aspiring or an established author. Whether you have a completed manuscript...

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  • Help draft a modern Magna Carta

    9th March 2017

    Delegates wanted to help draft a modern Magna Carta for the nation. See your clause exhibited in the Supreme Court. Date: Friday 7th July 2017 Location: Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX Every year between 80 and 100 delegates from years 10 to 13 gather at Royal...

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  • Are we there yet? Women as equals in a modern world

    8th March 2017

    For International Women’s Day and Women’s History month we are releasing our podcasts on: The Women’s Movement - Social and Political Change in the UK 1800-present. In the UK during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries women in organised groups began to challenge the world around them. They fought to be...

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  • Curriculum Partnership Enrichment Scheme for Schools

    6th March 2017

    Dialogue between teachers and their students is of course an important part of the teaching and learning process, but when this is multiplied to include not only teachers and students across different nation-states or jurisdictions, but also the different perspectives that they can bring to the same historical unit or...

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  • Young Quills 2017 Longlist

    3rd March 2017

    Answer: The Historical Association’s The Young Quills selection The Young Quills are awards for the best new historical fiction for children and young people. The emphasis is on new – each year lots of books are published for children, many of them covering historical themes. However, are they any good...

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  • Great Debate Final 2016/17

    1st March 2017

    The final of the Historical Association's Great Debate public-speaking competition will take place on Saturday 11 March 2017 at the Imperial War Museum, London. The final will see 19 historians aged 16-18 - each the victor of their own regional heat - compete in a test of historical argument and...

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  • Professor W.A. Speck

    1st March 2017

    We are very sad to announce the death of Professor Bill Speck. Bill was President of the HA from 1999 to 2002 and editor of the journal History from 1986 to 1992. Bill was a greatly admired and respected historian as well as a kind and much loved person. He...

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