‘Brexit’ and associated events in 2016 in Britain, including the construction of a new government under a second woman prime minister, strains within the Labour Party, and renewed calls for Scottish independence, have reminded us of the centrality of political institutions in history. Events have been dominated by elections and referenda, foreign diplomacy and negotiation, constitutional procedure and judicial review.
The primary purpose of H-Albion is to enable historians more easily to discuss research interests, teaching methods and the state of historiography. H-Albion is especially interested in methods of teaching history to graduate and undergraduate students in diverse settings.
The latest issue of ARCHIVES is now available (apologies for cross posting).
Robert F.W. Smith, Sir Edward Coke’s collection of knowledge: The inception of the Holkham archive
Amanda Bevan and David Foster, Shakespeare’s original will: A re-reading, and a reflection on interdisciplinary research within archives
Lesley Higgins, Spelt from Hopkins’s leaves: Considering archival ‘remains’
Paul Rock, ‘The dreadful flood of documents’: The 1958 Public Record Act and its aftermath Part 1: The genesis of the Act
How has the concept of the outlaw been formed from legal and political traditions, both from the Anglo-American perspective and from elsewhere? Presently, how does the physical or virtual outlaw serve as a form of resistance, dissent, and transgression in literature, media, and art?
Edited Collection in Scottish Religious History - Call for Essay Submissions
“Space, Place, and the Humanities” is a three-week summer institute hosted by the Humanities Center at Northeastern University in Boston (July 24-August 11, 2017) on the newly emerging, interdisciplinary field of Geohumanities.