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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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  • Work for the HA

    22nd March 2017

    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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  • Get ahead in teaching

    15th March 2017

    Calling all primary trainee teachers!  To help kick-start your career the HA is offering a two-year membership deal for just £58 – which works out at less than 56 pence per week.  This deal is over 10% cheaper than standard concessionary membership, and also includes a special renewal offer at...

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  • Northern History Forum - book now!

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    Thursday 30 March 2017, 4pm-8pm Leeds Trinity University "History is not a succession of events; it is the links between them" – E. Evans You may have heard that famous quote about history being "just one d!&$ thing after another" but we all know that history is much more than...

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  • Free Museum of London TeachMeet

    14th March 2017

    Monday 20 March 2017, 17:00-19:00 Clore Learning Centre, Museum of London, EC2Y 5HN Join us at the Museum of London for a special Arts, Culture & Digital TeachMeet, combining the friendly and familiar format with new activities and opportunities for sharing ideas. Mixing teachers with curators and education officers from museums,...

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  • London History Forum - book now!

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    Thursday 30 March 2017 Tower of London Book now for this term's London History Forum! Particular places, buildings, people and moments in time often provide fascinating starting points for historical enquiry. The Tower of London provides 1000 years of these. This London History Forum will share a range of ideas...

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  • Competition: My Favourite History Place

    10th March 2017

    My Favourite History Place – A competition for pupils in Key Stages 1 and 2 and their teachers At the Historical Association, we know that learning outside the classroom and making visits is just as important as what goes on in the classroom. To complement our regular feature in our...

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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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  • Young Quills 2017 Longlist

    3rd March 2017

    Answer: The Historical Association’s The Young Quills selection The Young Quills are awards for the best new historical fiction for children and young people. The emphasis is on new – each year lots of books are published for children, many of them covering historical themes. However, are they any good...

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  • Primary History 75: Out Now

    2nd March 2017

    The year 2017 has ushered in a period of turbulence, both at home and abroad, where the one constant seems to be change. According to figures published by the United Nations, the number of refugees in the world has reached the highest level ever recorded, with a record 65 million...

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