Boycotting the IHR?

The Institute of Historical Research in the University of London's Senate House has long been something of a home-from-home for me, as for many historians. I lived in London for most of the time I was working towards my PhD at Oxford Brookes University when I found a surrogate academic family at the Voluntary Action …

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The NHS Long Term Plan, prevention, and a century of promises

Later this month, I'll start teaching a new module as part of new MA in Twentieth-Century Britain at the University of Wolverhampton. My module, focusing on citizenship and the welfare state, will have a strong focus on bringing together history and policy. So I thought it only right that I should practice what I preach …

The Social and Economic Life of Money: From the Medieval to the Modern

For a good few years now, I've been popping up at conferences and workshops and seminars, making the case for adopting a cross-disciplinary way of thinking about money in modern life. So I guess I'd put my views on money histories on the radar by the time the Social History Society and the Economic History …