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  • HA Annual Conference 2017 - Book Now!

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    We are pleased to announce the the programme for HA Annual Conference 2017 is now live! Book now to take advantage of Early Bird prices for a series of fantastic sessions, including a keynote lecture by none other than Michael Wood. The Conference at the Mercure Hotel, Manchester Piccadilly offers...

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  • Tour of Belgium

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    Tour leaders:  Edward Towne and Charles Linfield Travelling by coach from Victoria we shall take the Channel Tunnel to the Flemish city of Ghent for a walking tour that will include the Cathedral of St. Bavo, home of van Eyck’s “Adoration of the Mystic Lamb”.   We move on to Leuven...

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  • Mary Beard to receive 2017 Medlicott Medal

    9th February 2017

    We are delighted to announce that Mary Beard OBE, Professor of Classics at Cambridge, Fellow of Newnham College, star of TV and radio, author of wonderful andaccessible books on ancient Rome and commentator on issues of modern concern will be awarded the HA’s highest honour. The award seeks to recognise...

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  • Public History Prize 2018

    20th December 2016

    The Royal Historical Society are delighted to announce the second round of The Public History Prize, in partnership with the IHR’s Public History Seminar and the Historical Association.  The Prize recognises work that promotes public understanding of history and communicates a critical understanding of the past. We invite nominations of...

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  • Teaching History 165: Out now

    18th December 2016

    It might seem foolish, at a time when history teachers in England, facing new public examinations at every level, are most anxiously seeking to determine exactly what the specifications require of their students, to urge them to think  afresh about curriculum breadth. Yet it isprecisely at this moment, as new...

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  • Never Such Innocence Poetry & Art Competition

    15th December 2016

    The 2016/17 Never Such Innocence Poetry & Art Competition is now open for submissions inviting all 9-16 year olds to submit work inspired by the events of the First World War.  The national competition welcomes poetry entries in English, Welsh and Gaelic, and art in any medium. The Never Such...

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  • Bath Branch 90th Anniversary

    13th December 2016

    2016 marked the ninetieth anniversary of the founding of the HA's Bath branch. To honour this event the Mayor of Bath, Councillor Paul Crossley, invited members to attend a Civic Reception at the eighteenth-century Guildhall. Thirty-five members attended. They are pictured here in the Mayor's Parlour. Councillor Crossley welcomed the...

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  • HA Conference 2017: Keynote revealed!

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    We are delighted to announce that our Saturday keynote speaker for HA Conference 2017 will be none other than Michael Wood, one of the country’s best loved historians and winner of the 2011 Medlicott Medal for services to history. He will return to his origins in regaling conference attendees on...

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  • The Young Historian Awards 2017

    7th December 2016

    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 if for you/them. The Historical Association in collaboration with the Spirit of Normandy Trust has organised an annual award scheme for young...

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  • How to use 'My Saved Resources'

    2nd December 2016

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