Review: Zoom into BrANCH 2020 (Online)

Conference Review: ‘Zoom into BrANCH’, 10th – 11th October 2020 In a pre-COVID-19 world, the Association of British American Nineteenth Century Historians (BrANCH) would have met in person for a range of exciting papers on nineteenth-century American history. But, just as the world has had to adapt, so too has… Continue reading

Eyes on Events – Aisha Djelid and Patrick Turner, Americanists Virtual Meet-Up

The fourth in our new series Eyes On Events, this week we are interviewing Aisha Djelid and Patrick Turner about the upcoming Americanists Virtual Meet-Up. This event is being co-organized by the British Association of American Studies (BAAS) and the British American Nineteenth Century Historians (BrANCH). This online event is being held… Continue reading

Eyes on Events – Dr. Liz Barnes, Zoom Into BrANCH 2020

The third in our new series Eyes On Events, this week we are interviewing Dr. Liz Barnes about the upcoming Zoom Into BrANCH 2020. This online conference is being held from Saturday 10th October to Sunday 11th October 2020. To join the conference, and receive the pre-circulated papers, please register online here. If you are organising… Continue reading

Institute of Historical Research: Review: BGEAH and BrANCH Postgraduate and Early Career Conference 2018

Overall, the conference demonstrated the value of bringing together members of BGEAH and BrANCH. Concerns about postdoctoral funding and the job market were shared by all, and the range of research discussed highlighted the growing shift away from periodisation within the study of American History. The day provided an opportunity not only for PGRS and ECRs to meet members of another organisation with similar interests, but also to draw on their expertise to enhance their own research. Continue reading