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35th International Congress of Genealogical & Heraldic Sciences

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Monday 15th August 2022
(Ends Friday 19th August 2022)

The Institute is closely associated with the 35th International Congress of Genealogical & Heraldic Sciences which will take place at Clare College, Cambridge on 15-19th August 2022. This is only the second time that the Congress has been held in England since 1976 when the 13th Congress, in London, was organised by Cecil Humphery-Smith. There will be 50 talks on subjects of heraldic and genealogical interest, plus a wide range of social activities in beautiful surroundings. Our Chairman is the Secretary General of the Congress. Day tickets are available on the lecture days, the cost of which includes lunch and library visits.

The full lecture programme will be finalised in January. For bookings and further information go to

IHGS students on any of the IHGS Distance Learning courses or Diploma Mentoring course are eligible for the student rate.


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