Archive experience from Saint Petersburg, Russia

Archive experience from Saint Petersburg, Russia

This post was written by Katya Morgunova, King’s College London. It is part of a series of posts on researchers’ experiences in libraries and archives. Saint Petersburg archives are located in some of the most iconic buildings in the city centre. For example, the...
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...