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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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  • Inspiring Primary History Conference

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    Saturday 3rd December The Historical Association, in partnership with the Schools History Project and the British Museum are pleased to announce the third Inspiring Primary History Conference. The day will feature keynote presentations from Kate Thomson on 'Engaging and challenging children through historical enquiry' and Jamie Byrom on 'The "Peepo...

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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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  • The Historian 131: Out Now

    11th November 2016

    The Historian’s unique status as a membership journal brings with it many advantages deriving from its position in the voluntary sector. I t means, for example, that all our contributors are volunteers who share the wider membership’s enthusiasm for history in all its forms. Feedback from members reveals that they...

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  • Young Historian Awards 2016 - Winners

    28th October 2016

    Its that time of year again when we celebrate the future of history by recognising young historians. Each year the Historical Association partners with the Spirit of Normandy Trust to award young historians who have shown excellent knowledge and demonstrated historical argument around a subject associated with a series of...

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  • Primary History 74: Out Now

    27th October 2016

    Last year I was lucky enough to visit some of the First World War battlefields in Belgium, alongside student primary teachers from the University of Cumbria and Leeds Trinity University. As well as confirming the benefits of field trips and introducing me to joint trips – something I can definitely...

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  • Cornwall Branch to be revived

    26th October 2016

    The Cornwall Branch of the Historical Association is about to be revived after an EGM (Extraordinary General Meeting [date to be fixed soon]) with the support of the Penryn (Falmouth) Campus of the University of Exeter, its staff (particularly Dr Garry Tregidga [to be Chair], Bob Keys [to be Treasurer],...

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