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welcome to the online home of the Past & Present Society

welcome to the online home of the Past & Present Society

About P&P

Founded in 1952, the Past and Present Society runs a journal, Past and Present, has its own book series, sponsors conferences, and appoints up to four postdoctoral fellows every year.

Past and Present is widely acknowledged to be the liveliest and most stimulating historical journal in the English-speaking world. The journal’s contents reflect the Society’s

belief that history should be accessible and interesting to a wide range of readers, and its articles are intended to appeal to non-specialists as well as to experts. Since its inception in 1952, the mark of a P&P article was that it should be a properly researched study which showed an awareness of the wider implications of that research. Its remit is worldwide, and across all time periods.

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Register to Attend States, local jurisdictions and borderlands in Europe and the Americas, c.1713-1914 (1st-2nd June 2021)

By Josh Allen - April 12, 2021 (0 comments)

Received from Shyam Sridar (Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford)  States, local jurisdictions and borderlands in Europe and the Americas, c.1713-1914 is a free to attend international conference on the…

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Past & Present Author Wins the 2021 Sérgio Buarque de Holanda Prize

By Josh Allen - April 6, 2021 (0 comments)

by the Past & Present editorial team We were delighted to hear that Dr. Antoine Acker (University of Zurich) has been awarded the 2021 Sérgio Buarque de Holanda Prize by…

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What is the archive of the 1990s?

By Josh Allen - March 24, 2021 (0 comments)

This post is the sixth in a series of six blogs which will document and critically engage with a workshop series hosted by Dr. David Geiringer (QMUL) and Dr. Helen…

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