HA News

  • 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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  • HA Annual Conference 2017 - Book Now!

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    There's still time to book your place for the HA Annual Conference 2017 on 12-13 May. The Conference at the Mercure Hotel, Manchester Piccadilly offers a line up packed with great lectures, workshops and historical visits to cater for all our education practitioners and history enthusiasts. Book now to take...

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  • Great Debate Final 2017

    16th March 2017

    The much anticipated final of this year’s Great Debate was held on 11 March at the Imperial War Museum in London. After twenty fascinating talks and much deliberation from the judges, lead judge Professor David Stevenson announced that Hannah Boyle from Benton Park School in Leeds is this year’s winner...

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  • Competition: My Favourite History Place

    10th March 2017

    My Favourite History Place – A competition for pupils in Key Stages 1 and 2 and their teachers At the Historical Association, we know that learning outside the classroom and making visits is just as important as what goes on in the classroom. To complement our regular feature in our...

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  • National History Book Competition

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    Following its successful launch last year, the Historical Association and Amberley Publishing are delighted to announce details of the competition for this year. The aim of the competition is to find the best unpublished history book either from an aspiring or an established author. Whether you have a completed manuscript...

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  • Branch Podcast: Good Evening Sweetheart

    5th March 2017

    Just before our "Good Evening Sweetheart" talk (9th February) was due to start in Hillhead Library a young lady librarian rushed in waving a sheet of paper, looking very excited - the Secretary wondered if we were double booked and about to be asked to leave.  But no!   She announced...

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