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2020 RHS Award Winners

2020 RHS Award Winners

In a virtual ceremony which went live this afternoon, the Royal Historical Society has announced its Publication, Teaching and Fellowship Awards for 2020. The ceremony also included its joint awards with the Institute of Historical Research, and the IHR Prizes....
The Economist and History: Economical with the Facts?

The Economist and History: Economical with the Facts?

On 25 July 2019,  Professor Jo Fox, IHR Director, and Professor Margot Finn, RHS President, sent the following letter to The Economist. It drew attention to both the factual errors and the problematic interpretation of a ‘Bagehot’ column published on 18...