HA News

  • Short course: Witchcraft, Werewolves and Magic in European History

    20th June 2024

    Led by Jonathan Durrant, Laura Kounine, Jan Machielsen, Lisa Tallis, Juliette Wood   Book Now (Registration is via Cademy which opens in a new window. Please read the course terms and conditions before registering) What does the course cover? This Historical Association short course is an introduction to European witchcraft...

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  • Membership Administrator Job Opportunity

    28th May 2024

    An exciting opportunity has recently arisen for a Membership Administrator to join the HA team to provide a strong level of support with day-to-day processing and the delivery of a first-class membership service. The Historical Association (HA) is a membership charity which brings together people who share an interest in the past, and...

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  • His Majesty King Charles III to continue royal patronage of the Historical Association

    23rd May 2024

    Professor Alexandra Walsham, President of the Historical Association (HA), said ‘I am delighted that King Charles III will succeed his late mother Queen Elizabeth II as our royal patron. This appointment could not be more fitting as the king himself studied history at university.’ The study of history – for...

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  • Young Quills shortlist 2024

    24th April 2024

    It is here! We are delighted to announce the shortlist for 2024 Young Quills Awards for Historical Fiction. You can read reviews of all this year's entries here. For readers aged 5-8 years Title Author Publisher Moving the Millers' Minnie Moore Mine Mansion Dave Eggers (illus Júlia Sardà) Walker The Most Famous Rhinoceros...

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  • Annual General Meeting 2024

    10th April 2024

    Thank you for being a member of the Historical Association. Your membership is what enables the HA to continue supporting the teaching, learning and enjoyment of history at all levels, for generations to come. As part of our membership community you are important in shaping the development of the association,...

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  • Young Historian Awards 2024 – take part (Secondary prizes)

    8th September 2023

    Researching, writing and presenting ideas about a historical theme or period is one of the best parts about studying history. We want young school and college aged students to get the bug for writing about history in an incisive, interesting and critical way. That is why each year the Historical...

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  • HA Honorary Fellows 2023

    5th July 2023

    Each year the Historical Association awards a small number of Honorary Fellowships. These awards are to recognise and celebrate outstanding services to history and to the Historical Association. The awards cover services to the Historical Association Branches (of which there are over 45 across the country); our committees; the work...

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  • HA Annual Conference round-up 2023

    19th May 2023

    If you're interested in presenting in 2024, find details below.  HA Annual Conference 2023, Harrogate We hope everyone who was able to attend Annual Conference 2023 in-person or online has now managed to catch breath – because it really was quite a whirlwind of talks, workshops, creativity, famous names and...

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  • Your Secondary CPD calendar Summer 2024

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    We know that it's not easy for teachers to get out of school or have budgets to afford a plentiful supply of CPD. We know how essential your CPD is to you and that is why we have worked to provide a wide range of online learning and webinar-based CPD...

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