IHR diary

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

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Monday 20 October

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Did Henry VIII write 'Greensleeves'? Music at the early Tudor court
Frances Palmer (Royal Academy of Music)

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'Words of high intention': Nicholas Hilliard and the art of the imprese

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Taming Babel: Colonial and Postcolonial Trials of a Multilingual Nation
Rachel Leow (Cambridge)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Early British Television: The Allure and Threat of America
Dr Kelly Boyd (Institute of Historical Research)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Does a Reformation end? Rethinking religious simulation in sixteenth-century Italy (16th c. Italy)
Simone Maghenzani (Cambridge)

Tuesday 21 October

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Lord Wantage VC: Victorian hero, Volunteer and MP
Dr Roger Stearn
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Popular politics: the friendly match between sport and politics in the Netherlands, c.1960-1980s
Harm Kaal (Nijmegen)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 The Sea Officers: gentility and professionalism in the Royal Navy, 1775-1815
Evan Wilson (University of Oxford)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Land drainage of the East Riding wetlands
Prof John Marriott (Hull)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 60 Years of Research in Latin American History in the UK
Chris Abel (UCL)

Abstract: This paper examines the evolution of the practice of Latin American history in the UK since its t...

Wednesday 22 October

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Hall Caine's 'Mahomet': Religion, Empire, and Dramatic Censorship in Late-Victorian Britain
Kristan Tetens (University of Leicester)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 A Matter of Sources: the Contribution of Thomas Docking, Roger of Waltham and William of Pagula to the History of English Medieval Political Thought
Frédérique Lachaud (Lorraine)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Bede's Temple as History
Conor Obrien (Sheffield)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 The Methodist Missionary History Project 1994-2014
John Pritchard, (Former General Secretary Methodist Church Overseas Division)

John Pritchard, who convened the Project Steering Group from the outset, will briefly describe the processe...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Title: Hyperinflation and Perceptions of Austria's 'Unviability' 1921-1922
Barbara Warnock (Birkbeck)

Venue: Past and Present Room 202, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 22/23 October: European Nationalism (in collaboration with the UCL European Institute)
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Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 'Nobler imaginings and mightier struggles': Octavia Hill and the remaking of British society
Dr Elizabeth Baigent (Oxford)
The Senate Room (Senate House, First Floor) 17:30 Monticello Legacies: Slavery, Race, and Liberty and the American Mind
Annette Gordon-Reed (Harvard/Oxford)

Please note:  this session takes place in the Senate Room

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Sex, Spies and Shirley Temple: Feature Films on British Television in the 1970s
Sheldon Hall (Sheffield Hallam University)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Domesticating the Foreign Country: Making the Past Present
David Lowenthal (Emeritus Professor, University College London)

Chair: Helena Hammond

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Doctoral Presentation Session:
 

Economic experiences of Japanese civilian repatriates to Hiroshima, 1945- 1956
Sumiyo...

Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Cultures of democracy and modern British studies. Presentation of the new British Studies Centre at Birmingham
Matthew Hilton and 3 colleagues (Birmingham); response from Margot Finn (UCL)

Venue: Torrington Room 104, 1st floor, South block, Senate House

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 The Middle Ages and Renaissance in Fascist School Textbooks
Jun Young Moon

Friday 24 October

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 The English East India Company and Bengal Silk Industry in the late Eighteenth Century
Karolina Hutkova (Warwick)

Bengal raw silk attracted the interest of the European trading companies since the seventeenth century. How...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Monetisation in the periphery of the Netherlands, c.1700-1900
Sebastian Felten (KCL)
Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:30 East Coast Ports and the Iceland Trade, 1483-85 (1489): Protection and Compensation. (With special attention to the role of Bishop's Lynn)
Anne Sutton (Mercers’ Company)

Please note:  this session takes place in G21A, South Block, ground floor

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Saturday 25 October

Venue Time Details
 No bookings

 

Monday 27 October

Venue Time Details
The Wolfson Room (IHR) 16:35 IHR Friends AGM and Lecture
Professor Sir David Cannadine  (Princeton University)

The Friends will have their Annual General Meeting which will be followed by Professor Sir David Cannadine&...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 What could they do with their unsealable goods? Organising the transaction of English women to the Australian colonies (1860-1914)
Marie Ruiz (Université Paris Diderot - Sorbonne Paris Cité (LARCA))

Title TBC
Michael Karabinos (Leiden)

Imperial and World History Se...

Room G22 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Encountering the Holy and the Impure: The Miraculous and the Muslims in the Holy Land Pilgrimage Account of Thietmar (1217-1218)
Philip Booth (Lancaster University)

Please note:  this session takes place in the Woburn Room, G22, in the South Block

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 The Great 1984/5 miners strike, why a film? Why now?
Mike Simons & others

Tuesday 28 October

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 "We are threatened with famine, the most horrible of evils": drought, the markets and the law of unintended consequences in nineteenth-century western India
George Adamson (King’s College London)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 History of Childhood and Youth in Ireland: the state of the art and the field
Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley (National University of Ireland, Galway)

The history of childhood and youth in Ireland is a burgeoning field. Driven in part by revelations of abuse...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Britain and the Jews of Afghanistan, 1933-1951
Eunan O'Halpin (Trinity College Dublin)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 The surprising contribution of Katherine Parr and Queen Elizabeth I to the 'Book of Common Prayer'
Micheline White (Carleton)
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 18:00 Echoes and nods: recognition, genealogy and writing the queer archive
Dr Natasha Alden (University of Aberystwyth)

This paper explores how three contemporary queer authors make use of the past. I focus on three recent hist...

Other 18:00 The last country in Europe where you can still get wine: Hollywood depictions of Portugal during World War II
Dr Rui Lopes (ICH- Nova University, Portugal)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 19:00 Unlocking the Past: History, Theology, and Devotion on the Franks Casket
Dr Katherine Cross (Oxford)

Wednesday 29 October

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Metropolitan London Elections 1700-1832: Proto-Democracy in Action
Panel; Penelope Corfield  (Royal Holloway, University of London) and Edmund Green (Newcastle University); 

Joint Seminar with Metropolitan History Seminar

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Civil-military tensions in the North West Frontier in British India
Dr Sameeta Agha (Pratt, NYC)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 The British Enlightenment's First (Only?) Stadial Study of Religion: William Falconer's Remarks on the Influence of Climate (1781)
Robin Mills (Cambridge)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Sacral Kingship and Its Discontents in Sixth- and Seventh-century Byzantium
Philip Booth (Oxford)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Metropolitan London Elections 1700-1832: Proto-Democracy in Action
Penelope J. Corfield (Royal Holloway, University of London and Newcastle University) and Edmund Green (Newcastle University)

Joint seminar with the ‘British History  in the Long 18th Century’ taking place in the Wol...

Thursday 30 October

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 The historical uses of dramatists: Revisiting the Counter-Reformation with the Andreini family and the Commedia dell'Arte
Sarah Ross (Boston College)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Reckless behaviour: tobacco and dissent in Jacobean London
Lauren Working (Durham)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 What can we learn from fourteenth-century inquisition manuals
Derek Hill (Birkbeck)

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To catch a heretic: co-operation and collaboration between medieval Italian inquisit...

North Block, Senate House 18:00 The Garden as a Scientific Space in the later 18th Century
Clare Hickman (King's College, University of London)        

Friday 31 October

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 'At Home' with the Women's Guild of Arts: Studio Spaces and Professional Artistic Identity in London 1880-1920
Zoe Thomas (RHUL)

This paper considers the tactics middle-class women decorative artists used to construct professional artis...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 The Goat and the Boar: The Authorship and Purpose of the 'Long Continuation' of the Anglo-Norman Prose Brut Chronicle, 1307-33
Andy King (Southampton)

Saturday 1 November

Venue Time Details
 No bookings