Working with household account books

Historical account books are a valuable record which reflect the activities of individuals and families and provide evidence the way they lived.

Encouraging curiosity and nurturing relevance

David Matless (University of Nottingham) discusses ways of encouraging curiosity and further independent research/study in historical geography.

Landscape interpretation from historical OS maps

Briony McDonagh describes an activity she offers to third year students using historical OS maps to reconstruct the landscape and historical geography of Burton Agnes in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Landscape, heritage and cultural geography in the Lake District

David Matless discusses taking third-year geography students to the Lake District to explore heritage conservation, landscape and cultural geography.

Landscapes of sound and audible geographies

Sounds can offer powerful evidence of lived experiences in the past and prompt oral history recollection.

The shared experience of images in the classroom

Listen to David Matless talk about the shared experience of viewing and analysing images in the classroom.

More than muddy boots and ruined buildings: landscape interpretation with students

The introduction of new technologies and collaborations can broaden out what historical geographers do.

Innes Keighran - New York historical geography fieldtrip

Innes Keighran (Royal Holloway, University of London) talks about taking students to New York for a fieldtrip.

Innes Keighran - in the archive and the art of transcription

Part of the Historical Geography Research Group (HGRG) series of teaching and learning resources.