HA News

  • Honorary Fellows 2022

    14th June 2022

    Each year we aim to recognise a number of individuals whose support for their subject in all walks – education, heritage, community, public history and in academic history – is truly outstanding. As a charity with a small staff the Historical Association relies on members of the history community as...

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  • The Medlicott Medal 2022  

    1st April 2022

    We are pleased to announce that Professor David Olusoga is to be awarded the Medlicott Medal for Service to History.   The award seeks to recognise individuals from a diversity of backgrounds in their service to history. Past recipients of the Medal are all distinguished and outstanding individuals in their fields, whether through scholarship in the sense...

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  • The Young Quills longlist 2022

    11th February 2022

    The Young Quills longlist for 2022 is now in schools. If you are looking for something to excite students this term with reading then take a look at our latest Young Quills books. The books listed below have all been dispatched to HA member schools up and down the country...

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  • The Historical Association Honorary Fellows 2021

    30th April 2021

    The HA has a number of Fellowships and Fellows. Some are for teaching achievements, some are from participation on a course or similar, others are for lengthy membership such as our Jubilee Fellows – and then we have our Honorary Fellows. These are awarded to people who have shown dedication...

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  • Stephen Lawrence Day 2021

    14th April 2021

    22 April is Stephen Lawrence Day, marking the anniversary of his murder in 1993. The killing of Stephen Lawrence by a group of young men simply because he was Black was a horrific crime, but the failure to correctly pursue the killers because of the Metropolitan Police’s own racism was an appalling...

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  • HA News, Spring 2021

    22nd March 2021

    In this spring 2021 edition of HA News Dr Anne Murphy explores the origins of European financial markets; we present a special 'Real Lives' feature on the extraordinary policeman Harry Daley; there are inspiring 'What got me into history' pieces by Emma Griffin and Michael Maddison; and Paula Kitching chats to HA President Peter Mandler about his new...

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  • A milestone for HA membership

    19th March 2021

    We're delighted to share the incredible news that as of end February 2021 the HA has over 10,000 members. That figure includes both individual and school or organisational members covering multiple members of staff, and means that really many thousands more teachers, students and general history lovers are now members...

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  • HA Virtual Conference Round-up 2020

    1st December 2020

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  • HA News, Autumn 2020

    6th October 2020

    In the autumn edition of HA News Jake Subryan Richards explores the Black Lives Matter movement and new HA President Peter Mandler looks at the toppling of statues; we remember Professors Justin Champion and Mark Ormrod who both passed away this year; and there is an inspiring 'What got me into history' by Peter D'Sena.  This HA News also includes...

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  • Windrush Day

    22nd June 2020

    To help you find out more about Black British history during this period we have released the following resources from our archive:

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