IHR diary

Below are the events happening at the IHR for forthcoming week.

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Thursday 26 May

Venue Time Details
Wolfson Room I (NB01) 17:15 The pre-Fire church of St Botolph Billingsgate
Stephen Freeth


Pollard Room (N301), IHR 17:15 '"Lying, flattering addresses?" Allegiance, popularity and status in loyal addresses 1658-1661'
Ted Vallance (Roehampton)
Peter Marshall Room, 204 17:15 History and continuity in English education since 1800
Prof Lawrence Goldman (IHR)

Please note: This session has been postponed untill postponed untill 23 june 2016 at 5:15pm

Room 304 17:30 Joint Panel: International Economics and Global Banking
Causes of Bank Distress during the Austro-Hungarian GrunderkrachKilian Rieder (University College, Oxford University)

A Crisis Foreshadowed; History Replaying. The Bank of England, the National Bank of Greece and the ...

Other 17:30 The Eurasian Career of a Chinese Political Installation: The Drum of Remonstrance
Professor Rudolf Wagner (Heidelberg University)

Joint Seminar with the SOAS China Institute

Venue: Room 4429, SOAS Main Bu...

Friday 27 May

Venue Time Details
Wolfson Room I (NB01) 17:30 'A special session organised by the editors of Salvage Magazine'


Saturday 28 May

Venue Time Details
 No bookings


Monday 30 May

Venue Time Details
 No bookings

Tuesday 31 May

Venue Time Details
Peter Marshall Room, 204 17:15 Eton Montem (c. 1550-1844) - the rise and decline of a public school tradition
Catherine Dille (Independent)

Chair: Mary Clare Martin


Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:15 Major-General William Birdwood: The Preparation of an Officer for the Highest Positions of Command
Mr Richard Farrimond (King’s College London)
Past & Present Room, 202 17:15 Information regimes and governance in the English Revolution: Parliament and the case of the Committee for Plundered Ministers
Gary Rivett (York St. John University)
The Beveridge Hall (Senate House, ground floor) 18:00 History and the Public: the Legacy of David Cesarani
Sir Richard Evans (University of Cambridge) Professor Jonathan Steinberg (University of Pennsylvania) Suzanne Bardgett (Imperial War Museum) Professor Bryan Cheyette (University of Reading)

David Cesarani’s death in 2015 deprived the historical profession of a noted and highly respected pub...

Wednesday 1 June

Venue Time Details
Wolfson Conference Suite 15:00 Showcasing Cities@SAS, University of London
Godela Weiss-Sussex (IMLR): BerlinMatthew Davies (IHR, director CMH): LondonClaire Launchbury (IMLR/IHR, director Cities@SAS initiative): BeirutGreg Woolf (director, ICS): Urban apesJoanne Anderson (Warburg): InnsbruckTom Hulme (IHR-CMH): Chicago Organised by Dr Claire Launchbury

This event showcases the diversity of disciplinary approaches to all things urban at the School of Advance...

Wolfson Room I (NB01) 17:15 "The Idea of a Measurable Space": Joseph Priestley's 1765 Chart of Biography
Stephen Boyd Davis (Royal College of Art)
Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Urinating in early modern England: gender, space and iconoclasm
Tim Reinke Williams (Northampton)

In sixteenth and seventeenth-century England, sweet banquets consisting of preserved fruits, confections su...

Room 304 17:15 "The republic, commerce and public debt in the forged orations of Doge Tommaso Mocenigo"
Giorgio Lizzul (King's College London)
Pollard Room (N301), IHR 17:30 From Country House to Empire Home: Material Cultures of the East India Company
Margot Finn (University College London)

Venue: Pollard Room N301, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House


Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:30 Monastic Art and Life in Early Medieval Armenia: the Church of Bghno Noravank
Joanna Rapti (Paris)

Thursday 2 June

Venue Time Details
Wolfson Room I (NB01) 17:15 Westminster's wanton wives: whores and their communal ties in early modern England
Olivia Benowitz (Berkeley)

The lesser-known resident aliens of fifteenth century London and its hinterland

Room 243 (Senate House) 17:30 The history of integrationist and multicultural education policies in England, 1976-2016
Dr. Richard Race (School of Education, Roehampton University)

1976 was a significant year for education policy in England with the Ruskin Speech by Prime Minister, James...

John S Cohen Room, 203 18:00 The evacuation of children during the Second World War: the experiences of Francophone refugee children in Britain
Charlotte Ines Faucher (Queen Mary University of London)
Wolfson Room II (NB02) 18:00 Research by recent graduates of the IHR Garden History MA course

Introduction to MA Garden History scholarship
Barbara Simms

New Id...

Friday 3 June

Venue Time Details
Wolfson Room I (NB01) 17:15 Through the powerful Intercession of the Maritime Powers: Religious Networks, Transnational Lobbying, and Anglo-Dutch interventions on behalf of foreign Protestants and Jews, 1690-1748
Catherine Arnold (Yale)



Saturday 4 June

Venue Time Details
Other 15:00 Summer visit to Shardeloes House, Amersham, Buckinghamshire
(by kind permission of Edward Copisarow)

Work to build the present Palladian house at Shardeloes, for William Drake, began in 1758 to the plans of S...