HA News

  • The Historian 134: out now

    20th July 2017

    The idea behind this edition emerged from a discussion on how we ought to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Indian independence. From that, our discussions widened to consider how empires end in general, and to discover where new thinking about this can help us understand the dynamics of Empire. Most...

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  • Mary Beard on why classical history still matters today


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  • Poland visit - invitation to HA Members

    14th July 2017

    The Embassy of the Republic of Poland are happy to announce and cordially invite members of Historical Association to an educator’s four-day trip to Poland at the end of August. The trip is designed for authors of British history textbooks, editors and secondary school history teachers, with the purpose of...

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  • National History Book Competition

    6th July 2017

    Entries for this year’s Historical Association - Amberley Publishing National History Book Competition have been of a very high standard. The staff at Amberley Publishing have been busy reading submissions and have produced the shortlist for 2017: The Mighty Atom: James Catton, Sports Reporter: a history of the British sporting...

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  • Becoming an Effective Primary History Subject Leader

    23rd June 2017

    Wednesday 28 June - Manchester, Town Hall (booking now closed) Monday 3 July - London, British Library ** New date added: Friday 13 October - Birmingham (Venue TBC)** Time: 10.00am - 4.30pm Course Leader: Chris Trevor Price: HA members £150 plus VAT, non-members £200 plus VAT Book your place now...

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  • Doing History at University

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    Date: Wednesday 12 July 2017 Venue: University College London Time: 10am-4pm Cost: £5 per delegate Book your place via Eventbrite here... Following previous successful events at the universities of Oxford, Durham and Cambridge, we are pleased to announce the fourth annual Doing History at University event. This year, we will...

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  • Paid graduate internship - 1 year

    22nd June 2017

    The Historical Association and Institute of Physics are delighted to announce a 12-month full-time paid internship to help run the RAF100 schools programmes to commemorate the centenary of the formation of the RAF Salary: £19,000 Location: Kennington/Westminster, London Closing date: Monday 17 July 2017 Interviews will be held in London...

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  • Historical Association Annual Awards Evening

    21st June 2017

    Each summer the HA holds an awards evening. The awards cover a number of important areas of the Association’s outreach work, its values and the roles of its members and supporters. Mary Beard awarded Medlicott Medal Listen to Mary Beard's Medlicott awardee's talk Newly-appointed HA President Professor Tony Badger introduced one...

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  • Teaching History 167: Out now

    20th June 2017

    Narratives speak far beyond the facts they contain. The very act of choosing two facts to put together in a sequence, and the way they are put together - whether implying causality, linkage or independence – sends messages to the reader which can be radically different from those in another...

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  • Primary History 76: Out now

    20th June 2017

    The act of writing is a potentially daunting process. It is the source of so much angst during our primary years as we struggle to master the complicated mechanics that will allow us to commit our ideas to paper. The purpose of writing is, of course, communication and this one...

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