HA News

  • Take part in our survey of English Primary Schools

    18th May 2017

    National Survey of History in English Primary Schools 2017 Launched. You can participate here Following successful surveys in 2010, 2012 and 2015, we are now pleased to launch our 2017 survey of history in English primary schools. As the subject association for history in schools and with over 1500 primary...

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  • HA Conference 2017 - Report

    18th May 2017

    The Historical Association Annual Conference is always an exciting time – an opportunity to listen to expert speakers, share ideas, discuss different approaches, learn something new, meet with  old friends, make new ones and generally embrace history geekdom. This year in Manchester was no exception. Over 350 people descended on...

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  • Young Quills Shortlist 2017

    12th May 2017

    It’s the shortlist! – The Young Quills 2017 Young people from all over the UK have spent the last few months with their noses in a good book. They have been reading the latest historical fiction and giving their feedback. Yes it’s been the Young Quills competition time. The Young...

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  • The Historian 133: Out Now

    1st May 2017

    This edition of The Historian sets out particularly to celebrate the life of Asa Briggs. It focuses on his work and achievements as an historian, in the widest possible sense of being someone who shaped the discipline as well as inspiring others through his research, teaching and writing. This is...

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  • Teaching the Age of Revolutions (1755-1848)

    27th April 2017

    Working with the broader Waterloo200 education legacy plan the Historical Association is pleased to announce an ambitious new three-year education programme that will focus on teacher subject knowledge and subject pedagogy to help embed the teaching of late eighteenth and early nineteenth century history in UK schools. Teacher Fellowship Programme...

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  • Becoming an Effective Primary History Subject Leader

    11th April 2017

    Wednesday 28 June - Manchester, Town Hall Monday 3 July - London, British Library Time: 10.00am - 4.30pm Course Leader: Chris Trevor Price: HA members £150 plus VAT, non-members £200 plus VAT Book your place now via Eventbrite... Did you know it's cheaper to become an individual member of the...

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  • 2017 AGM

    11th April 2017

    Notice is hereby given that the 110th Annual General Meeting of the Historical Association will be held from 16.40 to 17.30 at the Mercure Hotel, Manchester on Friday 12 May 2017. All members are welcome. Any member wishing to raise a motion not already on the agenda should contact the...

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  • US entry into WWI

    6th April 2017

    When the war started in August 1914, the USA led by President Woodrow Wilson pledged neutrality. Wilson was a man committed to peace and non-engagement in European conflicts suited the majority of the US population. There were groups that felt that Britain and France were the natural allies to the...

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  • Work for the HA

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    Are you tech-savvy? Do you love history? Do you have good web and digital resource experience? A job at the HA could be your next career move. We are looking for part-time (paternity cover) digital officer and web editor for all our online and digital projects. Download the details for...

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  • Teaching History 166: Out now

    3rd April 2017

    What are we trying to achieve through teaching history? What are we trying to achieve by teaching at all? As readers of this journal we practise our craft in a variety of educational settings and geographical locations – are all of our aims and purposes the same? Should they be?...

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