Institute of Historical Research

Durham historian Jo Fox named new director of the Institute of Historical Research

Wednesday 12 July 2017
Institute of Historical Research
Professor Jo Fox, head of department and professor of modern British and European history in the Department of History at Durham University, has been appointed director of the Institute of Historical Research ( IHR ) at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, with effect from 1 January 2018.

Furniture history: the digital future

Monday 3 July 2017
Institute of Historical Research
Laurie Lindey, a PhD student at the Institute of Historical Research ( IHR ) features in a  Burlington Magazine article on British furniture. Entitled ‘Furniture history: the digital future’, it refers to her thesis which lists the names of 12,000 London furniture makers at work between 1640 and 1720, many more than the 500 contained in the Furniture History Society’s l896 publication, The Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660–1840 .

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