Posted: 29 June 2016
This award recognises her outstanding services to history, and the Historical Association. Karin is a regular speaker at history conferences and workshops with the London History Forum. She also is on the editorial board of the publication Primary History, which is the only dedicated journal for history coordinators at primary school level.
Karin said of the award, “I am truly honoured to be awarded this fellowship, to be recognised by one of the key organisations that supports the teaching and study of history in the UK is a privilege.”
Peter Flew, Deputy Director of the School of Education said, “This is a great achievement. Our students really benefit from having such a passionate and dedicated lecturer and we are all very proud of Karin for being recognised for her contribution to history.”
The Historical Association (HA) award a limited number of fellowships each year for outstanding contributions to history, history education and to the HA. Honorary Fellows are chosen by the Executive Committee following recommendations from members of the HA and from council. Selection criteria includes significant contribution to the Historical Association over time; to the teaching of history; historical scholarship or to the teaching of history by publication in print or electronic form; demonstrate by some other means they have made a significant contribution to the promotion of an interest in or knowledge of history.
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