Research at the Torre de Tombo (Portugal)

Research at the Torre de Tombo (Portugal)

This post was written by Benjamin James, King’s College London. It is part of a series of posts on researchers’ experiences in libraries and archives. In the campus of the Universidade de Lisboa stands the National Archive of Portugal, a contemporary...
Researcher’s View from the Archives Nationales (France)

Researcher’s View from the Archives Nationales (France)

This post was written by Anna Young, Vanderbilt University. It is part of a series of posts on researchers’ experiences in libraries and archives. The First Taste of the Archives The French word for archival documents, fonds, has a happy double meaning: the...
History Day 2017: a student perspective

History Day 2017: a student perspective

This post comes from third year undergraduate student at the University of Gloucestershire, Jenna Pateman.  On 31st October 2017, I attended the History Day hosted by the Institute of Historical Research at Senate House, London. The event consisted of many different...