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Northampton Historical Association programme 2022-23

Earlier this year, the Northampton Branch of the Historical Association relaunched with support from the University of Northampton. This academic year we are offering a programme of talks, which will take place online, on campus or in local schools. 20 October, 7pm online: Prof Matthew McCormack (UON) ‘Black histories of the American Revolution’ This talk... Continue Reading →

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‘My Heart Is Set Upon A Lusty Pin’: Assessing The Depiction Of The Relationship Of Henry VII And Elizabeth Of York In ‘The White Princess’.

At the University of Northampton we use all kinds of interesting methods to assess our students! This piece of work by Nicole Brack was submitted as part of last year's assessments for the Wars of the Roses module, and Nicole has given permission for us to share it. The relationship between Henry VII and Elizabeth... Continue Reading →

Responding to the Future: Future Directions in History Degrees and the East Midlands Centre for History Teaching and Learning – Forum and Discussion Event

Online Event, 14th September 2022 We need your views and ideas! We’re delighted to announce that Northampton is the new host of the East Midlands Centre for History Teaching and Learning in HE! The East Midlands Centre for History Teaching and Learning (EMC) is a professional development network of History researchers and academics. The Centre... Continue Reading →

Happy birthday, John Clare

John Clare was born on 13 July 1793 in Helpson, which was then part of Northamptonshire. He came from a labouring background but - unusually for a man of his class - would become a famous poet. If anything, he is more famous today than he was at the time. Clare's work enjoyed a revival... Continue Reading →

Northampton Historical Association

We are delighted to share the news that the Northampton Branch of the Historical Association has relaunched, with support from History at the University of Northampton. Its programme of events is now on the HA website. We are starting with two online lectures this summer: 9 June at 7pm: Dr Daniel Jones (UON), 'The real... Continue Reading →

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