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Szreter gives evidence to Parliamentary inquiry

H&P founder, Professor Simon Szreter, gave evidence to the Public Administration Select Committee’s inquiry into civil service skills. Listen to his comments about the importance of historical knowledge and training in government: http://bit.ly/1tjtgTj 

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Getting into the corridors of power

‘Sounds like you are getting into the corridors of power': Rana Mitter in discussion with H&P's Lucy Delap on BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking. 

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A private public records office: Tony Benn as a political diarist

In December 1976 the Cabinet met to discuss radical proposals to combat Britain’s severe economic problems and quash the crisis of confidence in the Labour Government led by James Callaghan. Professor Mark Wickham-Jones, of Bristol University, considers the light Tony Benn’s diaries throw on this crucial meeting and the limitations of the official public record.

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Why 500 years is better than five months as a planning horizon


H&P co-founder Professor Simon Szreter will reflect on Professors David 
Armitage and Jo Guldi's The History Manifesto - essential reading for all 
those interested in the role of history in contemporary society. The 
discussion takes place at LSE, 8 October 2014, 6.30-8pm. For more 
details:http://www.lse.ac.uk/publicEvents/events/2014/10/20141008t1830vOT.aspx 

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New Historians’ Book: The History Manifesto

David Armitage and Jo Guldi found themselves chafing against history’s traditional reluctance to embrace broad time-scales, which they argue in The History Manifesto are crucial for policy makers. Read about their inspiration for The History Manifesto, which is being launched at LSE on 8 October 

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The Miners’ Strike: panel recordings available

Organised by H&P and the British Universities Industrial Relations Association, recordings of the panels are available now on SoundCloud. 

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With long-established offices in King's College London and the University of Cambridge, H&P is an expanding Partnership currently supported by 6 Higher Education Institutes: King’s College London, University of Bristol, University of Cambridge, The University of Edinburgh, University of Leeds, and The University of Sheffield.

We are the only project in the UK providing access to an international network of more than 500 historians with a broad range of expertise. H&P offers a range of resources for historians, policy makers and journalists.

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