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  • Past Event Resources

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    We know how important it is to you to be able to reflect upon the professional development you undertake and to revisit the resources, advice and guidance. In this section, you will find a repository of training resources and materials from past events. Click here to access our Past Event...

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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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  • Northern History Forum

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    Date: Wednesday 16 November 2016 Venue: Leeds Trinity University 'The past has always been the handmaid of authority'. - J.H. Plumb We’ve all heard that common lament that history is about dead white ruling men; but what of the untold stories that make up the rich fabric of history? The...

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  • Vikings: ruthless killers or peaceful settlers?

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    This workshop took place at the HA Annual Conference May 2016 in Harrogate. Sarah Whitehouse, University of the West of England The Vikings have been a popular choice for primary schools in the past and continue to be in the National Curriculum 2014. This does not mean that teaching the...

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  • Incorporating Holocaust Education into the primary curriculum

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    This workshop took place at the HA Annual Conference May 2016 in Harrogate. Carole Turner, Kingsway Primary School and James Griffiths, National Holocaust Centre Teaching Holocaust Education to primary-aged children can be challenging.  The content matter needs sensitive handling, but important messages can be delivered through the medium of the...

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  • Making sense of time: Chronology for beginners!

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    This workshop took place at the HA Annual Conference May 2016 in Harrogate. Beverley Forrest, Leeds Trinity University and Stuart Tiffany, Farsley Farfield Primary School Bev and Stuart will introduce you to a range of ways in which you can make the teaching of time meaningful and fun for learners...

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  • Historical enquiry at Key Stage 1

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    This workshop took place at the HA Annual Conference May 2016 in Harrogate. Describe, explain, decide. Understanding the processes of historical enquiry at Key Stage 1 Penelope Harnett, University of the West of England In this session Penelope explored some approaches to developing historical enquiry skills with young children. The...

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  • History and literacy: supporting each other

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    This workshop took place at the HA Annual Conference May 2016 in Harrogate. Sue Temple, University of Cumbria Aimed mainly at Key Stage 1 and Early Years teachers, this session is also useful for co-ordinators. Using the idea of transforming information to support learning we explore how aspects of the...

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  • Ancient and modern: making sense of the Egyptians

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    This workshop took place at the HA Annual Conference May 2016 in Harrogate. Alf Wilkinson, Consultant & Author and Ben Ballin, Consultant to the Geographical Association This session provides some practical suggestions on how you might combine the Key Stage 2 history unit Ancient Civilisation, the geography of Egypt and...

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  • Uncovering archives

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    This workshop took place at the HA Annual Conference May 2016 in Harrogate. Alison Glew & Jen Newby, My Learning Where can you easily access archive collections online? What sort of classroom activities can they inspire? Discover how to weave original archival sources into engaging lesson plans. This workshop focuses...

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  • Strategies, stories and soldiers

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    This workshop took place at the HA Annual Conference May 2016 in Harrogate. Allison Robinson, Crofton Junior School
 Two battles fought over a millennium apart. This year marks 100 years since the Battle of the Somme and 950 years since the Battle of Hastings. The enquiry seeks to discover the...

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  • Making links at Key Stage 1 and 2

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    This workshop took place at the HA Annual Conference May 2016 in Harrogate. Going beyond the topic: making links and connections at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Paul Bracey and Helen Crawford, School of Education, University of Northampton The purpose of the workshop is to consider ways of...

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  • Britain’s love affair with chocolate

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    This workshop took place at the HA Annual Conference May 2016 in Harrogate. Karin Doull, University of Roehampton This session looked at an aspect of British life across a number of different periods. It considered how chocolate has moved from an exotic import to a staple of British cultural identity. ...

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  • Walking in the footsteps of Dame Elizabeth

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    This workshop took place at the HA Annual Conference May 2016 in Harrogate. Karin Doull, University of Roehampton The Brick Lane Circle project ‘Human stories and the East India Company’ is a Heritage Lottery Fund-funded grant that seeks to use community volunteers to research exciting EIC records to tell the...

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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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  • WW1 campaigns in eastern Africa (Film)

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    Keynote Speech: ‘A most regrettable occurrence’: the First World War campaigns in eastern Africa Edward Paice, Director, Africa Research Institute In this filmed lecture Edward Paice explores the devastating and tragic consequences of Britain and Germany’s actions in East Africa during the First World War. Two weeks after the armistice...

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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 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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