This event is solely for first-year History and Classics PhD students who are new to the Library
From to medieval manuscripts to political papers, underground ‘zines to oral histories, maps to newspapers, the Library’s collections are a crucial resource for any historical researcher.
Our Doctoral Open Days are a chance for new PhD students to discover the British Library’s unique research materials. At this event you will learn about our History and Classics collections, find out how to access them, and meet our expert staff and other researchers in your field. The events are solely for first year PhD students who are new to the Library. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.To make the most of your day, you may wish to get a free Reader Pass before the event.