Secondary news

  • HA Coronavirus response

    17th March 2020

    After careful consideration, and in light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone the Historical Association Annual Conference. This will now take place on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 November 2020 at the Bristol Marriott Hotel. Rescheduling the conference will enable us to provide an experience...

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  • Teaching History 179: Out now

    3rd July 2020

    Read Teaching History 179 Editorial: Culture in Conversation At our January editorial meeting, we cheerfully read all the proposals and articles that had been sent in, and, as usual, worked out ways to cluster them into themes that could shape each edition. Sitting in the HA’s London offices, watching the...

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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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  • Tackling racism: a continuing dialogue

    10th June 2020

    Recent events in the UK and the USA have once more raised the issue of racism to the top of the news agenda, providing us all with an opportunity to reflect on the type of society we want to live in and that we want to create. Racism has deep...

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  • Young Quills Awards for Historical Fiction 2020 - help us create the shortlist

    8th June 2020

    The Young Quills Awards for Historical Fiction are annual awards that recognize the best in historical fiction for young people. The way the HA organises the awards is that publishers nominate their new historical fiction books from the previous year, copies of those books are sent to schools, and the reviews of...

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  • Thank you to all our volunteers

    1st June 2020

    This Volunteers' Week I would like to say an enormous thank you to all our wonderful volunteers, in all of their roles for the Historical Association. It is only with the enthusiasm and support of a range of individuals from many backgrounds, who are all passionate about history and about...

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  • Annual General Meeting 2020

    13th May 2020

    Participating in our AGM is just one of the ways that members can get involved in shaping the direction of the Historical Association. We have taken the decision to hold the AGM in a virtual environment this year on Thursday 18 June 2020 at 17.00. All individual members, and one...

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  • Local History Month 2020

    5th May 2020

    It’s that time of year again when we encourage everyone to look around them and to explore their local history – but like everything at the moment it’s a little different this year compared to usual. Local History is one of those areas that defies historic time periods and can...

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  • Welcoming Peter Mandler as the new Historical Association President

    30th April 2020

    We are delighted to announce that Professor Peter Mandler has accepted the position of President of the HA. Professor Mandler will be taking over the position from Professor Tony Badger who will step down this later this year. Peter Mandler was born in the USA in 1958, educated at Oxford and...

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  • History of Parliament Trust Schools Competition 2020

    28th April 2020

    History of Parliament Trust has launched its Schools Competition for 2020:   For years 11-13, students will be asked to simply write a 2000-4000 word essay on a topic of their choice surrounding the political or parliamentary history of Britain and Ireland up to 1997.  Key Stage 3 students will be asked...

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