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  • Special Edition of IJHLTR: Call for abstracts

    28th February 2017

    IJHLTR is the peer reviewed international academic journal of the History Educators International Research Network – HEIRNET. The Historical Association of Great Britain - the HA - publishes IJHLTR. Rationale for the IJHLTR Special Edition: The special edition will draw upon HEIRNET’s annual conference from 30th August - 1st September...

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  • Mary Beard to receive 2017 Medlicott Medal

    9th February 2017

    We are delighted to announce that Mary Beard OBE, Professor of Classics at Cambridge, Fellow of Newnham College, star of TV and radio, author of wonderful andaccessible books on ancient Rome and commentator on issues of modern concern will be awarded the HA’s highest honour. The award seeks to recognise...

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  • Public History Prize 2018

    20th December 2016

    The Royal Historical Society are delighted to announce the second round of The Public History Prize, in partnership with the IHR’s Public History Seminar and the Historical Association.  The Prize recognises work that promotes public understanding of history and communicates a critical understanding of the past. We invite nominations of...

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  • Teaching History 165: Out now

    18th December 2016

    It might seem foolish, at a time when history teachers in England, facing new public examinations at every level, are most anxiously seeking to determine exactly what the specifications require of their students, to urge them to think  afresh about curriculum breadth. Yet it isprecisely at this moment, as new...

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  • Never Such Innocence Poetry & Art Competition

    15th December 2016

    The 2016/17 Never Such Innocence Poetry & Art Competition is now open for submissions inviting all 9-16 year olds to submit work inspired by the events of the First World War.  The national competition welcomes poetry entries in English, Welsh and Gaelic, and art in any medium. The Never Such...

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  • Bath Branch 90th Anniversary

    13th December 2016

    2016 marked the ninetieth anniversary of the founding of the HA's Bath branch. To honour this event the Mayor of Bath, Councillor Paul Crossley, invited members to attend a Civic Reception at the eighteenth-century Guildhall. Thirty-five members attended. They are pictured here in the Mayor's Parlour. Councillor Crossley welcomed the...

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  • How to use 'My Saved Resources'

    2nd December 2016

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  • Write Your Own Historical Fiction Competition 2017

    1st December 2016

    The Historical Association Historical Fiction Prize and the Joan Blyth Memorial Prize Get your Year 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 students to bring the past to life! Our historical fiction competition has gone from strength to strength and each year we are so impressed by the number and standard...

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  • New Podcast: The USA - From Rebellion to Republic

    22nd November 2016

    The American election has dominated much of the news recently. While many outside of the US might not have been completely familiar with the structural and electoral nuances of the system most people recognised that the Presidential election would have an impact on women, African Americans and minorities. In this...

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  • New Podcast: Sarah Foot on the Anglo-Saxons

    21st November 2016

    In this podcast Professor Sarah Foot of Christ Church College, Oxford, looks at the development of Anglo-Saxon England from 871 to 1000. What did England look like in 871? A reasonable question to ask and one that Professor Sarah Foot introduces us to in this insightful exploration of a period...

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