What is Public History Now?

  • Event date: 05/09/2018 – 05/09/2018
  • Venue: Toynbee Hall, London

This free workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners from across a variety of academic and cultural institutions to discuss the latest developments and directions for public history in Britain.

Beyond Truth: Fiction and (Dis)information in the Early Modern World

  • Event date: 17/09/2018 – 18/09/2018
  • Venue: New College, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

‘Fake news’ is nothing new. Early modern scholarship has long since done away with the idea that the invention of print led to an unambiguously positive revolution in the circulation of information. Attention has been drawn to the way the press – along with improvements in transport, roads and postal services – facilitated the spread … Continued

What’s Happening in Black British History? IX

  • Event date: 08/11/2018 – 08/11/2018
  • Venue: Senate House, University of London
  • CFP Deadline: 07/09/2018

The ninth Black British History Workshops will include papers and presentations on a wide variety of themes relating to the history of people of African origin or descent in the UK

From “Old Corruption” to the New Corruption? From “Old Corruption” to the New Corruption? Public Life and Public Service in Britain, c. 1780–1940

  • Event date: 24/01/2019 – 25/01/2019
  • Venue: Oxford Brookes University

The aim of the conference is to encourage a more integrated approach to the study and conceptualisation of political and administrative corruption during the period when Britain became a mass democracy and open up new historical perspectives through which we might better grasp the present. Keynote speakers: Professor Graham Brooks (University of West London) Professor Angus … Continued

Urban History Group Conference 2019 – Voices of the City: People, Identity and Place 1600 to the present

  • Event date: 04/04/2019 – 05/04/2019
  • Venue: Queens University, Belfast
  • CFP Deadline: 19/10/2019

The 2019 conference explores who can ‘speak’ and who has ‘spoken’ in, about or on behalf of the city from 1600 until the present. Planners, governors, powerful interest groups and a host of established elites have often loudly declaimed their right to shape both the form and the experience of the city. However, other groups … Continued

Economic History Society Conference 2019

  • Event date: 05/04/2019 – 07/04/2019
  • Venue: Queen's University, Belfast
  • CFP Deadline: 03/09/2018

The annual conference of the Economic History Society will be held at Queen’s University, Belfast in 2019. The conference committee welcome proposals on all aspects of economic and social history, covering a wide range of periods and countries. They are particularly keen for proposals that are of an interdisciplinary nature. You can find more information and … Continued

Maritime Animals: Telling stories of animals at sea

  • Event date: 26/04/2019 – 27/04/2019
  • Venue: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

The conference seeks to shed fresh light on maritime history by placing animals centre stage. Papers are sought which uncover all aspects of animals’ involvements (and entanglements) with ships and their activities. For instance, what roles did animals play in famous maritime episodes? What were the experiences of animals on board ships, and to what … Continued