Meet Dr Ben Guy, new BBIH section editor for Medieval Wales

In this blog post, Dr Ben Guy reflects on his recent appointment as the Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) section editor for medieval Wales, drawing attention to the importance of the BBIH for providing coherence to the historical subject of ‘Medieval Wales’ and for enabling interdisciplinary study between history and allied subjects.
It was a pleasure to join the BBIH in September 2022 as the section editor for Medieval Wales. Projects such as the BBIH are essential for maintai..

Call for Section Editor: Ireland before 1640, Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) 

The Bibliography of British and Irish History seeks to appoint one new Section Editor with research and/or teaching expertise in the following areas:
Ireland before 1640 Section Editors play a vital role in the Bibliography’s editorial process. They provide specialist advice on new content that has been prepared by the BBIH Editor (based at the Institute of Historical Research (IHR)), by chronology, region, and subject. 
We anticipate that this role might be of interest to PhD students, earl..

Exploring diaries in the IHR library

This blog post was written by Susie Tucker, Graduate Trainee Library Assistant in the IHR Wohl Library.
Since I started working at the Wohl Library a few months ago, I have been fascinated by the wide range of titles that cross my path on a daily basis, so I leapt at the idea of putting together an advent calendar for the library’s social media accounts. After discussing it with colleagues, we decided that this year we’d share specific entries from published diaries in our collection for each ..

BBIH February 2023 update 

What’s new in BBIH?  The February 2023 update to the Bibliography of British and Irish History adds 3145 new publications. The new update includes books, journal articles, book chapters and edited collections covering all areas of British and Irish history, from 55 BCE to the present day. 
These updates bring the total number of BBIH records to 643,573. The February 2023 update include: 
2599 titles that were published in 2020-2023 221 publications relating to Scottish history  100 publicati..

Meet Dr Tristan Griffin, new BBIH section editor for Empire and Commonwealth to 1783

In this blog post we meet Tristan Griffin, recently appointed as the Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) section editor for Empire and Commonwealth, prior to 1783.
My name is Tristan Griffin, in 2021 I graduated with a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge and now I am one of the Bibliography of British and Irish History’s (BBIH) new section editors. My role at the BBIH is editing the ‘Empire and Commonwealth, prior to 1783.’ My M.Phil., Ph.D. and—hopefully!—postdoctoral research..