Historical Research

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Edited By: Professor Miles Taylor

Online ISSN: 1468-2281

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The latest Virtual Issue from Historical Research collates previously published articles from the journal and podcasts from the IHR research seminar series on the topic of Austerity - enjoy this collection free online for a limited period:

Austerity: A Special Virtual Issue

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The Pollard Prize

The Pollard Prize 2013

We're pleased to announce the Winner of the 2013 Annual Pollard Prize:

Marie Legendre for the paper ‘Not Byzantine nor Islamic? The duke of the Thebaid and the formation of the Umayyad State’ given at the Early Middle Ages seminar.

The Runner Up was Anish Vanaik with '‘Representing commodified space: maps, leases, auctions and “narrations” of property in Delhi c.1900-47' given at the Metropolitan History Seminar.

All articles will be published in Historical Research.

The Pollard Prize is awarded annually for the best paper presented at an Institute of Historical Research seminar by a postgraduate student or by a researcher within one year of completing the PhD. For more information, visit the IHR website.

The Institute of Historical Research (IHR)

The Institute of Historical Research is one of ten member Institutes of the School of Advanced Study, part of the University of London, and provides numerous resources for historians.

IHR Resources:

History SPOT
History SPOT presents podcasts from the internationally renowned research seminar programmes hosted by the IHR in an interactive and collaborative space.

IHR Digital
The IHR offers a wealth of digital resources, including the Connected Histories integrated search facility, launched in March 2011.

IHR Bookshop
The IHR publishes a selection of books on a variety of historical topics, including the IHR Conference Series - edited collections derived from conferences organised at or by UK universities.

For more information on all IHR resources and events, please visit the IHR website:

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