HA News

  • 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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  • Great Debate Final 2017

    16th March 2017

    The much anticipated final of this year’s Great Debate was held on 11 March at the Imperial War Museum in London. After twenty fascinating talks and much deliberation from the judges, lead judge Professor David Stevenson announced that Hannah Boyle from Benton Park School in Leeds is this year’s winner...

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  • Northern History Forum - book now!

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    Thursday 30 March 2017, 4pm-8pm Leeds Trinity University "History is not a succession of events; it is the links between them" – E. Evans You may have heard that famous quote about history being "just one d!&$ thing after another" but we all know that history is much more than...

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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 The aim of the competition is to find the best unpublished history book either from an aspiring or an established author.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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  • 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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  • Branch Podcast: Good Evening Sweetheart

    5th March 2017

    Just before our "Good Evening Sweetheart" talk (9th February) was due to start in Hillhead Library a young lady librarian rushed in waving a sheet of paper, looking very excited - the Secretary wondered if we were double booked and about to be asked to leave.  But no!   She announced...

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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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  • Take part in our survey of English Primary Schools

    2nd March 2017

    National Survey of History in English Primary Schools 2017 Launched. You can participate here Following successful surveys in 2010, 2012 and 2015, we are now pleased to launch our 2017 survey of history in English primary schools. As the subject association for history in schools and with over 1500 primary...

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  • Primary History 75: Out Now

    2nd March 2017

    The year 2017 has ushered in a period of turbulence, both at home and abroad, where the one constant seems to be change. According to figures published by the United Nations, the number of refugees in the world has reached the highest level ever recorded, with a record 65 million...

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