SHS Annual Conference 2015

The annual Social History Society Conference is the largest gathering of social and cultural historians in the UK. In 2015 it was hosted by the University of Portsmouth. You can download the conference programme here. See Katrina Navickas’ storify of the picture tweets from the conference here. There are also blog posts reflecting on the conference … Continued

SHS Annual Conference 2016

In this special 40th anniversary year, we were delighted to return to Lancaster University, home to many of the SHS’s founding and leading members over the years. Some excellent blog posts have reflected on the conference, including those by Alice Violett, Jackie Gulland, George Campbell Gosling, Simon Briercliffe and Ceri Houlbrook. This SHS40 anniversary conference … Continued

SHS Annual Conference 2017

Over three days the IoE’s Bloomsbury site and the neighbouring Institute of Historical Research in the University of London Senate House were the venue for papers, panels and posters sharing and debating the latest research and insights in the field of social and cultural history. The keynote address was given by Selina Todd, who used … Continued

SHS Annual Conference 2018

The annual SHS conference is the largest gathering of social and cultural historians in the UK.  Over more than four decades, our members have transformed historical research, inspired challenging work and explored the many ways in which our social worlds are made, imagined, shared and shattered. In June 2018, the SHS conference was hosted by … Continued