Past Event Resources

In this section you will find presentations and handouts, plus podcasts from HA events, including our annual conference.

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  • The Origins of Mass Society: Speech, Sex and Drink in Urbanising Britain, 1780-1870

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    Professor Peter Mandler is the current president of the Historical Association. As part of our 'presidents season' for the HA Virtual Branch he gave a fascinating talk on The Origins of Mass Society: Speech, Sex and Drink in Urbanising Britain, 1780-1870. In this talk he explores the impact of the changes in...

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  • Film: Reimagining the Blitz Spirit

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    Dr Jo Fox continued our virtual branch lecture series this July on the subject 'Reimagining the Blitz Spirit: the mobilisation of World War II propaganda in our own times'. Fox is the Director of the Institute of Historical Research and a well-known historian specialising in the history of propaganda, rumour and truth telling.  In this talk...

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  • Film: The Making of Early England 500-1066

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    In this Virtual Branch lecture Michael Wood returns to his popular territory of Early England 500-1066 using the lives of specific stories and individuals to cast light on the period. This lecture was recorded on the 9 July 2020 as part of the HA Virtual Branch and is available to all...

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  • Film: Write your own historical fiction

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  • Film: Teaching Prehistory

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  • Film: Making sense of the Vikings

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  • Film: The Kennedys and the Gores

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    This film was taken at the HA Annual Conference 2019 in Chester and features the HA's President: Professor Tony Badger who presented Friday's keynote lecture.  Find out more about the HA Conference. In a country that prides itself on its egalitarianism and its democracy, it is perhaps surprising that family...

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  • Primary HA Conference 2019 resources

    Multipage Article

    The resources in this section are from workshops presented for Primary teachers at the HA Annual Conference 2019. The conference took place in Chester on 17-18 May 2019. The HA Annual Conference is a unique opportunity to join the history community on a weekend of expert CPD and engaging history. In the Primary pathway...

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  • Secondary HA Conference 2019 resources

    Multipage Article

    The resources in this section are from workshops presented for Secondary teachers at the HA Annual Conference 2019. The conference took place in Chester on 17-18 May 2019. The HA Annual Conference is a unique opportunity to join the history community on a weekend of expert CPD and engaging history. In the Secondary pathway you can...

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  • General HA Conference 2019 resources

    Multipage Article

    The resources in this section are from the general history workshops presented at the HA Annual Conference 2019. The conference took place in Chester on 17-18 May 2019. The HA Annual Conference is a unique opportunity to join the history community on a weekend of engaging history. In the General pathway you can enjoy...

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  • General HA Conference 2018 resources

    Multipage Article

    The resources in this section are from workshops presented for at the HA Annual Conference 2018. The conference took place in Stratford-upon-Avon on 18-19 May 2018. The HA Annual Conference is a unique opportunity to join the history community on a weekend of captivating history. In the General pathway you can enjoy...

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  • Primary HA Conference 2018 resources

    Multipage Article

    The resources in this section are from workshops presented for Primary teachers at the HA Annual Conference 2018. The conference took place in Stratford-upon-Avon on 18-19 May 2018. The HA Annual Conference is a unique opportunity to join the history community on a weekend of research-led CPD and captivating history. In the...

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  • Secondary HA Conference 2018 resources

    Multipage Article

    The resources in this section are from workshops presented for Secondary history teachers at the HA Annual Conference 2018. The conference took place in Stratford-upon-Avon on 18-19 May 2018. The HA Annual Conference is a unique opportunity to join the history community on a weekend of research-led CPD and captivating history. In...

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  • Narrative analysis and new history curricula

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    This workshop took place at the HA Annual Conference May 2016 in Harrogate. Zoë Howells, History consultant ‘Narrative’ is no longer such a dirty word, and has become a feature of many a classroom and increasingly, many a student’s exercise book. Intrigued by the inclusion of ‘narrative analysis’ in new...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal

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    This workshop took place at the HA Annual Conference May 2016 in Harrogate. Emma Manners, Fountains Abbey and Kate Brennan, Act the Facts This workshop explored some exciting new approaches to site studies using case studies from Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and AS/A-level.  Emma and Kate showed how...

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  • Learning to love linear?

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    This workshop took place at the HA Annual Conference May 2016 in Harrogate. Some ideas for the successful introduction of the new A-levels. Diana Laffin, The Sixth Form College Farnborough This workshop provided some ideas for meeting the challenge of the new linear A-Levels.  It included strategies for tackling 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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