Developing new ways of exploring digital historical records. The project will demonstrate its approach using medieval charters from the 12th to the 16th centuries - one of the richest sources for studying the lives of people in the past.
IPUP is working with heritage institutions to research participatory practices and research public understanding by asking people about their relationships to the past.
A European-funded research network combining historical research, archaeology and cutting edge genomics to address pressing questions relating to the transatlantic slave trade and its legacy.
IPUP is involved in a number of projects in and around the city of York, such the intern project developing content the history of york website, and producing digital heritage trails, podcasts and apps. Details are collected here.
IPUP has held media events and is conducting new research for a book about how the past is packaged and presented in the contemporary media.
This project explores the relations between memory and re-enactment, and the imaginative relationship between past and present.
A project seeking to understand the role of artistic practice in the interpretation of heritage.
A project on how 'Britishness', 'Britain' and 'Englishness' have been defined. Are we seeing the 'end of Britain'?
How the bicentenary of the abolition of the slave trade was commemorated. An AHRC-funded project, in collaboration with museum partners and the Institute of Historical Research.