Event News

  • Professor Margaret MacMillan awarded 2015 Medlicott Medal

    12th February 2015

    The HA are delighted to announce that the Medlicott Medal for 2015 has been awarded to Professor Margaret MacMillan. Margaret MacMillan is currently Warden of St Antony's College Oxford. Her work on twentieth-century history, particularly the history of the First World War, has received international recognition. Her recent book, The...

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  • Richard Evans awarded the 2014 Medlicott Medal

    19th June 2014

    We are delighted to be presenting the Medlicott Medal for Services to History to Professor Sir Richard Evans who will be giving a talk on:Britain, Germany and the Origins of the First World WarWednesday 9 July, 6pm  - 8.30pm, The MacMillan Hall, Senate House, University of LondonBefore the main award we will...

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  • HA Annual Conference round-up 2014

    21st May 2014

    This year it was in Stratford upon Avon. Just what the home of literature needed, over 350 historians to descend on it - well that is what it got! It was a hugely successful event (if we say ourselves) with three keynote lectures and over 55 workshop sessions plus walking...

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  • Singing the Reformation: lecture write-up 2014 - Glasgow & West Scotland Branch

    18th January 2014

    The second lecture in the Glasgow & West of Scotland Branch "Singing the Reformation"   Speaker: Professor Jane Dawson A major problem at the time of the Reformation was how to communicate to a congregation in church and the Reformation brought about a communication revolution. In the mediaeval church, music was...

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  • Flodden lecture write-up - Glasgow & West of Scotland Branch

    7th November 2013

    Speaker: Dr. Christopher Burgess, Flodden500 Archaeology project Our first meeting of 2013-14 got us off to a flying start with Dr. Chris Burgess' historical and archaeological power point presentation on Flodden.   Firstly, he sketched out the European context - a war involving the Papacy, France and England - and how...

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  • Professor Sir David Cannadine receives the 2013 Medlicott Medal

    19th June 2013

    On the evening of 18 June 2013 Professor Cannadine received the Medlicott medal an annual award given by the Historical Association to individuals for outstanding services and current contributions to history. Professor Cannadine is a well-known and influential historian, currently based in the UK and The USA. The Medlicott medal...

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  • HA Interview with David Cannadine 2013

    6th June 2013

    On June 18 2013 David Cannadine will formally receive the Historical Association's Medlicott Medal for Services to History. In anticipation of the evening awards event that will culminate in a lecture by Professor Cannadine, we met with the great man to reflect on his award and his career. During the...

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  • HA Annual Conference 2013 - Review

    22nd May 2013

    The Historical Association Annual Conference York 10 - 11 May 2013 - a speedy review.Three hundred people attended for two engagning, challenging and very full days dedicated to history. Over the Friday and Saturday the corridors of the Park Inn York reverberated with the noise of lectures and workshops with...

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  • ASDAN Local History

    1st April 2013

    To coincide with Local History Month in May, ASDAN has produced some activity sheets to support the local history unit of their History Short Course. You can access these activities here. If you are looking for an interesting yet accessible history course for all your Key Stage 4 students then...

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  • HA Annual Conference 2013

    14th February 2013

    Our 2013 Annual Conference will take place in York on Friday 10 May and Saturday 11 May at the Park Inn Hotel, York. Our two Conference days will be packed with fantastic lectures, teaching workshops, historical visits and more, and will cater for all our education practitioners and history enthusiasts. Book...

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