History news

  • HA Coronavirus response

    17th March 2020

    2020 Annual Conference goes virtual in November Because of the ongoing risks to adults meeting in large groups, rather than cancelling this year's conference we have decided to hold it virtually, from 11-14 November 2020. We will be keeping many of the speakers and workshops that were originally scheduled for HA Conference...

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  • HA Conference is going virtual for November 2020!

    1st September 2020

    Book now Wednesday 11th to Saturday 14th November 2020, online Outsiders might think that those who love history do so because they want to live in it. People might think we are all old tea-drinking, tweed-wearing, vintage-print-adoring book obsessives – but NO, we are clearly hip and modern because we...

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  • Catch up on the latest updates with HA News

    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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  • HA Conference 2021: call for papers

    2nd October 2020

    We are currently planning for the HA Annual Conference 2021. We intend to hold this as a real face-to-face conference, although this may change depending on the ever-changing circumstances.  We intend to be in Bristol for HA conference 2021, during May. Regardless of location or how we deliver there will...

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  • More than a month – Black History Month

    30th September 2020

    Over the years the HA has grappled with the concept of Black History Month, noting more than once that the teaching of diversity, multi-ethnicity, race and cultural narratives should be ever-present in our history curricula and national histories, and not stuffed into one month. Instead we have tried to promote...

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  • 100 years of the 19th Amendment

    30th September 2020

    When the Founding Fathers of the US created their Constitution in 1787 (formally starting in 1789) they were keen to make the US a modern and fair place to live, a new start away from the restrictions of the Old World and its antiquated forms of rule. However, they also...

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  • 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower

    1st September 2020

    September 2020 is the 400 year anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower ship from the south of England to the "New World" – America - in 1620.  The voyage was the desire of a religious Christian group, the Puritans, who wished to break away from the Church of England and create...

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  • Your HA Virtual Branch: new lectures

    31st August 2020

    Our Virtual Branch continues this autumn. Visit this page regularly to see new events and talks coming up. We have two new live Virtual Branch talks this October as part of our Presidents season. The subjects of the talks themselves have nothing to do with anything presidential, but to tie in with the US Presidential...

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  • The Historian 146: Out now

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  • Post-War Japan

    Podcast

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