Student News

  • HA Conference Round-up 2018

    25th May 2018

    Alas it is gone (possibly pursued by a bear or two). If you weren’t in Stratford-upon-Avon on the weekend of 18-19 May then you missed a corker. If you were there, please let us know what you thought by filling out our short HA conference evaluation form.  Day 1: Civil liberties, Cymbeline... and a lot...

    Click to view
  • Doing History at University 2018

    News Item

    Book your place now via Eventbrite Following previous successful events at Oxford, Durham, Cambridge and UCL, we are pleased to announce the fifth annual Doing History at University event. This year, we will be working in partnership with the University of Exeter. The History department at Exeter is highly regarded...

    Click to view
  • The Great Debate 2018

    14th March 2018

    On 10 March 2018 sixth-form students from across the country gathered in the Palace of Westminster. They were the 23 winners of regional heats for the 2018 Great Debate. To get to the final they had presented an argument on the question: Was the 1918 extension of the franchise the...

    Click to view
  • The Young Historian Awards 2018

    25th September 2017

    If you think you or someone you know (who is 16 years of age or under) could be the next Lucy Worsley or Simon Schama then this competition is for you/them. The Historical Association in collaboration with the Spirit of Normandy Trust has organised an annual award scheme for young...

    Click to view
  • Well done on GCSE results!

    24th August 2017

    Congratulations to all students getting your results today – whatever your history result, you have just passed a big milestone in your life. With all the pressures of the modern world it is important to now take some time out to just relax before the next stage takes over. If...

    Click to view
  • Well done on A Level results day!

    17th August 2017

    Congratulations to all our budding young historians for their A-level results and to their teachers for inspiring them with a love for history and helping them achieve their grades. Students who sat their A-level history in June were the first cohort to be examined in the recently revised linear A-levels....

    Click to view
  • Podcast Series: Indian Independence movements

    15th August 2017

    70 years on from Indian Independence, we are delighted to release two new podcasts looking in depth at the movements that led to the historic events of August 1947. In the first podcast, Dr Pritipuspa Mishra from the University of Southampton questions to what extent the independence movement was a unified...

    Click to view
  • The Han Dynasty: new podcast

    29th May 2017

    The Han Dynasty is one of the crucial periods in understanding Chinese History and much of current Chinese culture. The Dynasty lasted 400 years and was considered by many as a Golden Age. It is the Han people who are the largest ethnic group in modern China and many key...

    Click to view
  • The Origins of the Spanish Civil War

    25th May 2017

    The Spanish Civil War was one of the most devastating wars to affect a European country during the twentieth century. It removed a monarchy, turned region on region and created a dictator. For a while the conflict in Spain became the rallying point for idealists and fighters from all over...

    Click to view
  • Great Debate Final 2017 - Report

    16th March 2017

    The much anticipated final of this year’s Great Debate was held on 11 March at the Imperial War Museum in London. After twenty fascinating talks and much deliberation from the judges, lead judge Professor David Stevenson announced that Hannah Boyle from Benton Park School in Leeds is this year’s winner...

    Click to view