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  • Your HA Virtual Branch

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    The HA Virtual Branch is a great way to keep your history up-to-date, whether you are working or relaxing, all from the comfort of your home. The branch is available to everybody, and recordings of the talks are made available online after the event for HA members. Upcoming talks   ...

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  • What's Happening in Black British History? (WHBBH) XIV: Call for Papers

    23rd November 2021

    Following the success of the previous events in London, Liverpool, Bristol, Preston, Huddersfield and Leicester, the Institute of Commonwealth Studies (ICwS) would like to invite you to the fourteenth of the What's Happening in Black British History? Workshops (WHBBHXIV), which will be held at Bangor University in North Wales on Saturday 14 May 2022....

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  • The Historian 151: Out now

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  • Remembrance

    1st November 2021

    It is that time of year again when we wear a poppy and reflect on the cost of war. While many of our Remembrance traditions started with the First World War, it is not just that conflict that we remember. This year with the anniversary of 9/11 we are reminded...

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  • Disability History Month

    1st November 2021

    UK Disability History Month is now in its 12th year. This is a relatively new introduction to the history monthly calendar, which may well be an indicator as to how low in importance this area has previously been perceived. That fact is of course scandalous; people with disabilities have just...

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  • HA Branches Tour 2022: Portsmouth and the defence of the realm

    8th October 2021

    Sunday 12 June to Friday 17 June 2022 Tour Leaders: Elizabeth Yarker and Kathleen Morris Join us for an historic tour that takes in a range of historical places, topics, time periods and stories. The tour will start with the Romans at Portchester Saxon Shore Fort, best preserved of all...

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  • October is Black History Month

    1st October 2021

    An awareness of diversity, multi-ethnicity, race and diverse cultural narratives should be ever-present in our historical narratives. In schools and other educational environments this should be even more important. That is why in 2021 we want to use Black History Month to celebrate the breadth and depth of Black culture...

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  • HA awards evening round-up

    1st October 2021

    Finally it happened – the HA annual (usually) awards evening, known to many as ‘the Medlicott evening’. Normally held in summer, the event is an opportunity to recognise some of the incredible contributions that people make to the continuation of history for all in this country, as historians, writers, educators...

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  • Catch up with HA News

    8th September 2021

    In the autumn 2021 edition of HA News we have a number of articles looking at aspects of membership, including a history of HA membership (it's all gone a bit meta!), but we also have some stories that will appeal to all. There's a short history of Berlin to tie in...

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  • 20th anniversary of 9/11 – a personal reflection

    1st September 2021

    I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing as the news began to reach me about there being a terrorist attack in the United States. It didn’t seem real and if I hadn’t been working in Westminster where these things are taken very seriously, I might not...

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