Our 45 branches across the country each put on around 10 lectures a year, on all aspects and periods of history. To find out what’s going on at a branch near you see our Branch programmes pages, or you can view all Branch events in our calendar.

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  • HA Webinar: Local history: approaches to the national narrative from the local viewpoint

    10th March 2021

    In this webinar Dr Claire Kennan will discuss how local history can be used to understand and interpret events that are well-known and deemed to be of national importance. She will explore how all history is local history, and how by looking through the local lens we can broaden our...

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  • HA Webinar: Bringing refugee history into the classroom

    24th February 2021

    Dr Jessica Reinisch is Director of the Centre for the Study of Internationalism at Birkbeck, University of London. Her main interests lie in the history of modern Europe, the world wars and post-war reconstruction, internationalism, international organisations and networks, humanitarianism, science and expertise, and refugees, migration and displacement. In this...

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  • Writing Black British Histories

    3rd February 2021

    Stephen Bourne, writer of a number of books on Black British history including Black Poppies: Britain’s Black Community and the Great War and Black in the British Frame: The Black Experience in British Film and Television joins the Virtual Branch this spring. In 2017 London South Bank University awarded Stephen...

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  • Your HA Virtual Branch

    14th January 2021

    The HA Virtual Branch is a great way to keep your history up-to-date, whether you are working or relaxing, all from the comfort of your home. The branch is available to everybody, and recordings of the talks are made available online after the event for HA members. Wednesday 3 February,...

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