A Cultural History of Irish Identity on Display

Shahmima Akhtar joined the Royal Historical Society in July 2019 as Past and Present Fellow: Race, Ethnicity & Equality in History. Over the next two years Shahmima will work with the Royal Historical Society and the Institute for Historical Research … Continue reading A Cultural History of Irish Identity on Display

REF2021 Update – April 2019

Updated Guidance on Submissions and Panel Working Criteria for REF2021.

The UK’s four higher education (HE) funding bodies responsible for delivering the next Research Excellence Framework (REF2021) published their Final Guidance on Submissions and Panel Working Criteria on 31 January 2019.   This was accompanied by a document offering institutions guidance on drafting their Codes of Practice. Continue reading “REF2021 Update – April 2019”

LGBT+ and History in the UK

In the middle of February 2019, as many historians were marking LGBT+ History month, a small team of historians under the aegis of the Royal Historical Society started work on a new investigation, focussing on the experience of LGBT+ historians and on the teaching of LGBT+ histories in UK universities. Continue reading “LGBT+ and History in the UK”