Although the Royal Historical Society, in keeping with government guidance, has closed its physical office for the time being, RHS President Margot Finn outlines the ways in which we continue to work for historians in and beyond the UK. COVID-19 has inevitably...
Following the government decision to cancel summer examinations, this year’s GCSE and A-Level grades will be predicted by teachers and normalised by a nationally applied formula.
What steps can we take to help ensure that our online conversations and personal data are secure, in a period of rapid and unplanned change?
No one has answers to the ongoing Covid-19 situation but this blog suggests some questions that we might ask ourselves and invites your feedback too re History in Higher Education.
As many of you will remember, last year the RHS ran their LGBT+ Histories and Historians survey. Professor Frances Andrews provides an update on the working group’s progress.
There is nothing new in our lack of trust in information and facts. But how does this affect archives and researchers? Julia Sheppard, Chair of the British Records Association, considers some of the questions that have arisen in recent events.
Institutions in England, Wales or Northern Ireland explore creative approaches to tackling underrepresentation of specific protected groups in a collaborative programme called “Increasing Diversity”.
New Camden Volume: The Letters of Paul de Foix: French Ambassador at the Court of Elizabeth I, 1562–1566
The Letters of Paul de Foix: French Ambassador at the Court of Elizabeth I, 1562–1566 (2019) is a continuation of David Potter’s previous volume, A Knight of Malta at the Court of Elizabeth I (2014).
The Royal Historical Society launches its new Early Career Membership category today. Katherine Foxhall, RHS Research and Communications Officer, and Imogen Evans, Administrative Secretary, share their thoughts on why this is needed.
This ‘Race Update’ introduces resources that have been circulated by the Higher Education Race Action Group (HERAG) and other bodies that could be used in a range of settings such as staff and student induction, training sessions delivered in schools or teaching.
Bringing sugar to the metropolitan plate has a long and complicated history, involving labour migration across continents, instances of plantation brutality, slavery, and other forms of unfree labour.
With 2019 well behind us, what are some of the Royal Historical Society’s main priorities for 2020?