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    Some of the events organised by the HA produce some fascinating outcomes, such as teacher resources, student lectures and fascinating podcasts. Collected here are some of the output so, that if you did miss it, you can catch right up. Click here to access some of our past event resources...

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  • The Legacy of the Crusades

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    The Legacy of the Crusades: memory, myth and misuse in the Modern Age - Jonathan Phillips, Royal Holloway, University of London This podcast was recorded at the HA Annual Conference 2016 which took place at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate. This talk explored the contrasting memories and legacies of the...

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  • Teaching values, teaching identity

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    This talk took place at the HA Annual Conference May 2016 in Harrogate. Peter Yeandle, Loughborough University Developments in pre-WWI educational psychology are some of the least researched aspects of the history of education. A group of theorists, the Herbartians, dominated teacher-training colleges, exercising profound influence over the content of...

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  • Epidemic disease in Restoration London (Film)

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    Presidential Lecture: London’s Dreaded Visitation: the impact and nature of epidemic disease in Restoration London and after Justin Champion, President of the Historical Association and Professor of the History of Early Modern Ideas, Royal Holloway, University of London This lecture explored the epidemiology of disease in metropolitan London, exploring by...

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  • Private Lives of the Saints (Film)

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    Keynote Speech: Private Lives of the Saints: power, passion and politics in Anglo-Saxon England Janina Ramirez, Academic, broadcaster and author Behind the authorised saints’ lives and cult veneration lie real historical figures and, as Janina will reveal, their stories are no less fascinating than the legends. Far from the one-dimensional...

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  • The Norman Conquest: why did it matter?

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    Keynote Speech from the Historical Association 2013 Annual Conference - Podcast Dr Marc Morris - Historian, author and television presenter 1066 is the most famous date in English history. Everyone remembers the story, depicted on the Bayeux Tapestry, of William the Conqueror's successful invasion, and poor King Harold being felled...

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  • The many trials of Lady Theodosia Ivie

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    ‘Cunning in law above any’? The many trials of Lady Theodosia Ivie, 1650-1700 - Dr Nicola Phillips, Royal Holloway, University of London This podcast was recorded at the HA Annual Conference 2016 which took place at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate. This talk explored the tumultuous life of Lady Theodosia...

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  • The long shadow of the Spanish Civil War

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    The long shadow of the Spanish Civil War - Peter Anderson, University of Leeds This podcast was recorded at the HA Annual Conference 2016 which took place at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate. This talk examined how and why the Spanish Civil War continues to divide society. It begins by...

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  • Presidential Lecture: Sophia Electress of Hanover

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  • Black History and the History of Slavery

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    Black History and the History of Slavery: Rethinking the agenda, Dr Madge Dresser, F.R.Hist.R. Associate Professor of History University of the West of EnglandIn a globalising world and with an increasingly diverse population, traditional histories are being rethought. As the influence of popular memory on national identity and political allegiance is...

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  • Lucy Worsley: How to build an Anniversary

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    Do you sometimes heave a cynical sigh when you hear that it's 175 years since the invention of, say, the paperclip, and that a wealth of exhibitions, books and TV programmes are planned to celebrate the fact?  Well, anniversaries can be a powerful hook to get people interested in the...

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  • Black History and the History of Slavery

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    Black History and the History of Slavery: Rethinking the agenda, Dr Madge Dresser, F.R.Hist.R. Associate Professor of History University of the West of England In a globalising world and with an increasingly diverse population, traditional histories are being rethought. As the influence of popular memory on national identity and political allegiance...

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  • Battlefield Medicine from Agincourt to Helmand

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    Losing Sight of the Glory - Battlefield Medicine from Agincourt  to Helmand, Michael Crumplin, Curator & Jane Hughes, Curator at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. The presenter and his assistant are to lay out a session that might prove of some use to those delegates interested in the history...

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  • Magna Carta Rediscovered

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    Magna Carta Rediscovered, Professor Louise Wilkinson, Professor of Medieval History, Canterbury Christ Church University  June 2015 is the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta (the Great Charter), the closest document that we have in Britain to a written constitution.  This workshop showcases some of the exciting new discoveries about King John...

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  • Black People at the Old Bailey

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    Black People at the Old Bailey, Dr Kathleen Chater, Historian, Writer and Professional Genealogist During the long eighteenth century at the height of the British slave trade, black people regularly appeared in trials at the Old Bailey in London, not just as defendants but as victims of crime and witnesses. ...

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  • Teaching about India under British rule

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    Podcast from HA Annual Conference Lecture 2014 Saturday - Session 4 - SGSL4 Living with the legacy of Raj: teaching about India under British rule Dr Seán Lang - Senior Lecturer in History, Anglia Ruskin University The story of British life and rule in India is rich in opportunities for...

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  • Puritan attitudes towards plays and pleasure in the Age of Shakespeare

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    Presidential Lecture - Annual Conference 2014 - Podcast'No more cakes and ale': Puritan attitudes towards plays and pleasure in the Age of ShakespeareJackie Eales - President of the HA and Professor of Early Modern History at Canterbury Christ Church UniversityIn Twelfth Night Shakespeare gently mocked the Puritans, who objected to...

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  • Parliament and Votes for Women

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    Workshop Materials from Annual Conference 2014 Saturday - Session 3 - SHPV3 Parliament and Votes for Women - Clare Mullin Outreach Officer for the Midlands An examination of the role of Suffragist and Suffragette  campaigning to secure the vote for women. Including insights and documents from the Parliamentary Archives collection.

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  • The ladies' Grand Tour

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    Podcast from HA Annual Conference Lecture 2014 Saturday - Session 2 - SGRS2 The ladies' Grand Tour - Professor Roey Sweet Professor of Urban History, University of Leicester The concept of the ‘grand tour' is generally associated with aristocratic young men sowing their wild oats and picking up collections of...

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  • James, Duke of Monmouth

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    Podcast and Presentation from HA Annual Conference 2014James, Duke of Monmouth by Anna Keay Director of the Landmark TrustSaturday Keynote SpeechAnna will be talking about Charles II's first and favourite son, James, Duke of Monmouth: a man who blazed through the skies of Stuart England like a comet. A rake,...

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