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  • Into Film Festival returns

    12th October 2016

    9th-25th November - UK-wide Films about History to Feature at World’s Largest Annual Youth Film Festival Opportunities to watch and discuss films with a historical theme, explore social change, and learn about the lasting impact of individuals, events and movements such as Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King and The Suffragettes,...

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  • CPD: Thematic history for the new GCSE

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    SPECIAL OFFER: £40 off for HA members booking onto Sessions 2, 3 & 4. See below for details. A 4 part HA CPD course in partnership with Justice to History Session 1: Wednesday 21 September 2016 Scaling a thousand years of British history: how to use enquiry questions to construct...

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  • Free Course: History of the Quakers

    29th September 2016

    Free online course on the early history of the Quakers A new online course from Lancaster University Radical Spirituality: the early history of the Quakers, starts on 3 October. When you think of the Quakers, it might bring to mind porridge oats, or pacifism, or perhaps prison reform. But there...

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  • 5th What's Happening in Black British History? Workshop

    29th September 2016

    #WHBBH5 will be at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House on Thursday 27th October.  The keynote speaker will be Kehinde Andrews, a lead member of the team delivering the UK's first BA course in Black Studies at Birmingham City University.  They've got some great panels too. The first Beyond Mary Prince: Black Women in Dialogue will be delivered...

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  • Macaulay as historian

    20th September 2016

    Glasgow Branch Lecture taking place at Hillhead Library 5.30pm on Thursday 13th October. This is the first in a series on great historians. Historians don't simply write a historical narrative, their work opens a window into the culture of their own times and influences the way we think. Speaker -...

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  • Berlin Tour for British Teachers

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    The German Embassy London together with the Federal Foreign Office organises a professional development tour for British teachers of history to Berlin, Germany from  23 – 29 October 2016 (deadline for applications: 12th September 2016). The purpose of the trip is to give participants a wide-ranging impression of present-day Germany,...

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  • Antony Beevor Medlicott Speech

    16th August 2016

    Eminent historian Antony Beevor is one of those writers who is respected and admired by his peers, as well as being popular with a mass audience. His many books published over the last 35 years have explored aspects of Britain and Europe’s military history that have brought the human side...

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  • Midlands History Forum 2016

    1st August 2016

    Date: Saturday 15th October 2016 Venue: School of Education, University of Birmingham How do you maximise the potential opportunities of the History Curriculum across the complete age range in Primary and Secondary schools? How do you make the most out of the challenges we find? Our next Forum deals with...

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  • Film: London’s Dreaded Visitation by Justin Champion

    25th July 2016

    It was the best thing to happen this summer! HA conference in Harrogate – the keynote lectures. If you couldn’t be with us in May at HA conference fear not, we are kind folk here at the HA and we are going to share some of the best bits with...

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  • Film: First World War campaigns in eastern Africa

    24th July 2016

    We know about the Western Front, some of us even know about the events in the Middle East during the First World War, but most people know very little about how the war played out in East Africa. Approximately 1 million civilians died as a result of the battles, intentional...

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