HA News

  • William Dalrymple CBE to present HA conference keynote lecture

    2nd October 2023

    We are delighted to announce that the Saturday morning keynote speaker will be the hugely acclaimed historian, writer, curator and broadcaster William Dalrymple CBE. His award-winning books include: From the Holy Mountain: A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium White Mughals Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan The Anarchy: The...

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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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  • Annual General Meeting 2023

    18th April 2023

    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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  • Your Secondary CPD calendar Spring 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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  • Join the HA's Feedback Panel

    1st December 2022

    As part of the HA's ongoing development work we are looking for volunteers to form a dedicated ‘feedback panel’ for more in-depth research into areas such as our membership offering, CPD provision and marketing communications, and to act as a soundboard for future proposals. You do not need to be...

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  • Historical Association public statement on the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

    9th September 2022

    The Historical Association is deeply saddened by the death of our Patron, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. On behalf of our organisation and members we offer our sincere condolences to the Royal Family. For 70 years Elizabeth II has represented continuity and stability in an ever-changing world. Her life of...

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  • 70 years – 70 ‘things’ that tell our story - project update

    24th August 2022

    Would you nominate the laptop computer or the mobile phone? Is it an image of the Maze Prison or of a map of Berlin that you would include on your list as objects that tell the story of the last 70 years? The Historical Association is putting togethera collection of...

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