General Interest News

  • 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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  • Their past, their memory?

    7th April 2017

    The first event of the Teaching and Learning War Research Network – Their Past, Their Memory? – will be taking place in London on 15 September. It is a one-day interdisciplinary workshop hosted at King’s College, London as part of the AHRC funded Teaching and Learning War Research Network to...

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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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  • 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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  • New National Army museum

    30th March 2017

    The new National Army Museum in Chelsea has now opened it's doors to the public! Come and discover five new thematic galleries exploring the history of the army, its experience of battle, the stories of its soldiers and its relationship with society and the world. Future talks include 'Love and attraction...

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  • Modern History: Birth of a New Age

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    From the changing understanding of democracy across the world to experiments in other forms of government and fundamental changes in social and sexual attitudes the modern world covering the period from the late eighteenth century to the present day presents our broadest range of resources. The range includes podcasts, articles...

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  • New IWM Exhibition

    14th March 2017

    Take a journey from the First World War to the present day, exploring how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict in this major exhibition. From conscientious objectors to peace camps and modern day marches, Fighting for Peace tells the stories of passionate people over the past one...

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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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  • Are we there yet? Women as equals in a modern world

    8th March 2017

    For International Women’s Day and Women’s History month we are releasing our podcasts on: The Women’s Movement - Social and Political Change in the UK 1800-present. In the UK during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries women in organised groups began to challenge the world around them. They fought to be...

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