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1 December 2012

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3 December 2012

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Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Soccer Sounds: Football and Popular Music in Britain
Dr Dave Laing (University of Liverpool) and Andy Linehan (The British Library)

Venue: Gordon Room G34, Senate House, South block, Ground floor

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Room 264 (Senate House, second floor) 17:15 Recent work on Ayyubid and Early Mamluk Military Architecture in Syria
Prof. Hugh Kennedy (SOAS)

Venue: Room S264, Senate House, South block, 2nd floor

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Neo-colonialism reconsidered: a case study of East Africa in the 1960-1970s
Ichiro Maekawa (Soka University)

Court Room, Senate House, first floor

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Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:30 Saving the Children: Humanitarian Internationalism in Europe, 1919-1939
Emily Baughan (University of Bristol)

Venue: G21A, Senate House, Ground floor

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STB5 (Stewart House, basement) 17:30 Ladies, legislation and letters to Lester Pearson: policy and debates about married women's right to work in Canada, 1945-1970
Helen Glew (University of Westminster)

 

 

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Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Reciprocity and the French Revolution
Charles Walton (Yale University)

4 December 2012

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The rhetorical culture of the House of Commons in the interwar years
  Richard Toye (Exeter)

Venue: Holden Room 103, Senate House, South block, 1st floor

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The Strange Case of the Retirement of Sir Hugh Dowding
Dr Simon House

Venue: Athlone Room 102, Senate House, South block, 1st floor

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Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:15 An Ecology for Digital Scholarship
Jason M. Kelly (IUPUI)
The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 The Public Records (Scotland) Act, 2011: creating a culture that values public records
Bruno Longmore (Head of Government Records, National Records of Scotland)

Chair: Elizabeth Danbury

Please note: this session takes place in the Court Room, on the fi...

Dr Seng T Lee Centre for Manuscript and Book Studies 17:30 'How Hard a Task you Lay vpon Mee you doe not Knowe': Editing the Libraries of the First and Second Viscounts Conway, 1610-1645
Daniel Starza Smith (University College, London)

Between 1610 and his death in 1631 Sir Edward Conway (later first Viscount Conway), enjoyed a spectacul...

STB3/6 (Stewart House, basement) 17:30 How (and Why) Brazilians Developed Dependency Theory and How They Have Come to Disprove It
Steve Topik (UC Irvine)

Please note date:  brought forward by one week

Venue: Room STB3/6, Stewart Ho...

Other 18:00 Challenging History: How British foreign policy is made
Gill Bennett

Please note this event will take place at The Rothschild Archives. Spaces are limited and those wis...

Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 19:30 The reception of (Pseudo-)Aristoteles' 'Oeconomica': the Commentary of Fernandus de Hispania (ms. BNF lat. 16133)
Dr Catarina Fouto (KCL)

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

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5 December 2012

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Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Why Justice and Injustice Have No Place in Hobbes's State of Nature
Johan Olsthoorn (University of Leuven)
Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 South Africa, the Second World War and the symbolism of battleships: HMS Vanguard and the Royal Tour of 1947
Professor Mark Connelly (Kent)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Panel: Secularisation: Or Otherwise in Eighteenth-Century England?
Panel session Panel members: Penelope J. Corfield (Royal Holloway, University of London); Jeremy Gregory (University of Manchester); John Seed (Roehampton University).
STB8 (Stewart House, basement) 17:30 Floundering in the Slough of Despond - singleness, unfitness, and the British woman missionary in India, c.1920-1950
Andrea Pass (University of Oxford)

Venue: Room STB8, Stewart House, Basement

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 The long shadow of Paul the Deacon: the writing of history in eighth-century Italy
Christopher Heath (Manchester)
Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:30 The inter-war home: the design and decoration of the suburban house in England
Deborah Sugg Ryan (University College Falmouth)

Bloomsbury Room (G35), on the ground floor in Senate House

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 People and things on the move: domestic material culture and mobility in nineteenth-century London
Alastair Owens (QMUL)
STB9 (Stewart House, basement) 17:30 Popular opinion under Fascism
Round table discussion with: Stephen Gundle (Warwick) – Discussant Christopher Duggan (Reading) – author of Fascist Voices: An Intimate History of Mussolini's Italy (The Bodley Head Ltd, 2012) Kate Ferris (St Andrews) – author of Everyday Life in Fascist Venice, 1929-40 (Palgrave, 2012)

Chair: Ilaria Favretto

This session takes place in STB9 (basement of Stewart House...

6 December 2012

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Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Trinkets, ornaments and clothing accessories: style replication and new trends among the working classes in Quattrocento Florence
Alessia Meneghin (London & Florence)
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Queen Henrietta Maria's female court service: civil war, exile and 'magnificence', 1642-1659
Sara Wolfson (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Revisiting Sixties Historiography: The Links between Student Activism and the Civil Rights Movement in 1960s Chicago
Caroline Rolland-Diamond (University of Paris)
German Historical Institute 17:30 The Passion to Perform. Meritocracy and the Self in Germany around 1900
Dr Nina Verheyen (Cologne University)

 

Please note: this session takes place on a Thursday in the German Historical Institu...

Institute of Education 17:30 The origins of the traditional school curriculum
Professor John White (Institute of Education London)

 

This seminar is about the origins of the standard school curriculum as exemplified in the 19...

Room 264 (Senate House, second floor) 17:30 Thirteenth Century English Chronicles
Cristian Ispir and Ian Stone (KCL)

Chair: Prof. David Carpenter

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Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Visual History and the Quest for Objectivity in Science and the Visual Arts
Chiara Ambrosio (University College London)
Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:30 'Turning a shade darker': Irish post-war migration and fears of miscegenation
Clair Wills (QMUL)
Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Paris, Culver City: Recreating the City of Light on an MGM Back Lot (An American in Paris, 1951)
Dr. Sue Harris (Queen Mary University of London)

7 December 2012

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STB2 (Stewart House, basement) 17:15 Comparing empires: Attitudes to 'empire' in the Netherlands and England in the seventeenth century
Esther Mijers (Reading)

Please note:  this session takes place in STB2 (Stewart House basement)

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Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Gardens of Marrakesh: back to the future
Angelica Gray

Venue: Bedford Room G37, Senate House, South block, Ground floor

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Season's Greetings: the late medieval postal system, orality and the identity of letter bearers
Deborah Thorpe (York)

Please note:  this session takes place in the Bloomsbury Rooom (G35)

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8 December 2012

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10 December 2012

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Empires of Design: Austria, Britain, and the Global Consumption of Modernity, 1851-1934
Sabrina Rahman (School of Advanced Study, University of London)

Colonial / Postcolonial New Researchers' Workshop

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Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Making Art in Tudor Britain
Tarnya Cooper and a research team from the National Portrait Gallery introduce and demonstrate their new database
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Being Brutus: the Jacobin Leadership in the Year Two
Dr Marisa Linton (Kingston)


In conjunction with the Modern French History Seminar

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Being Brutus: the Jacobin Leadership in the Year Two
Dr Marisa Linton (Kingston)

 

In conjunction with the European History 1500-1800 Seminar...

Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:30 History of Riots project: research update
Keith Flett

11 December 2012

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The law and ethics of acquisition of expatriate archives: addressing the 'lack of guidelines'
The paper originally scheduled for this session, Panic migration and the role of refugee agencies, by Joanna Newman (Universities UK), has been postponed until next academic year. Oliver Urquart Irvine (British Library) has graciously agreed to share his paper -

Please note that an earlier version appeared in 2009 but it is in the process of being updated following ch...

Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:15 The impact of dairy exports from the Tees to London on vernacular architecture in the North Riding of Yorkshire 1450-1750
Barry Harrison

Venue: Gordon Room G34, Senate House, Ground floor

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Room 349 (3rd floor) 17:15 John Aylmer, Bishop of London (1577-1594): some aspects of a divisive episcopate
Brett Usher

Please note: Professor Bill Sheils will not be able to deliver his paper The Free and Voluntary Gift.&...

12 December 2012

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The chicken or the egg? Building Anglican churches and building congregations in a Victorian London suburb
John Wolffe (Open University)  
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 On Trade and Teleology: The Role of Commercial Relations in Kant's philosophy of History
Dr. Lea Ypi (LSE)

Please note: This session will star at the later time of 17:30

Venue: Torrington Room 104, Senate H...

Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Fantasy, History, Politics: the Familial Logics of Personal Memory
Cora Kaplan (Queen Mary UL)

 

Please note:  this session takes place in the Gordon Room G34, Senate House, gr...

The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Visualising the Merovingians in 19th-century France
Edward James (University College Dublin)
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 European Regionalism
A debate with Maiken Umbach (Nottingham) and Xosé M. Núñnez Seixas (Santiago de Compostela)

Chair: Mary Vincent

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13 December 2012

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Deconstructing the Indian Family: The Politics of Lapse and Company Rule
Margot Finn (UCL)

 

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Room STB6 17:30 Boys Should Be Boys and Girls Should Be Wives: The Construction of a Gendered Identity in the Boy's Own Paper and Girl's Own Paper
Alison Enever (Southampton)

Venue: STB6, Stewart Housem, Basement

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Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Chronicling the Lutheran Reformation: history and memory in the work of Cyriacus Spangenberg
Kat Hill (Oriel)

 

Please note:  this session has been postponed from 6 December, and will take pl...

Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 18:00 Liberating the Self: Epiphanies, conflict and coherence in the life stories of post-war British women
Lynn Abrams (University of Glasgow)

14 December 2012

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Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Late Capitalist Dialectical Images
Andrew Thompson (independent scholar)

 

Please note:  this session takes place in the Bedford room (G3...

15 December 2012

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17 December 2012

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18 December 2012

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19 December 2012

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Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Making royal connections: the Middle Irish text Fastini Airt meic Cuind (The Prophecy of Art mac Cuind) and its context
Helen Imhoff (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies)
Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women's Art of the First World War
Dr Claudia Siebrecht (University of Sussex)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Material Substitutions
Matthew Paskins (UCL)
Room G26 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Selective History - The absence of business archives in the retelling of the past
Professor Peter Scott (Director, Centre for International Business History, Henley Business School, University of Reading)

 

Chair Judy Faraday

Venue: Montague Room G26, Senate House, Ground floor

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20 December 2012

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21 December 2012

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22 December 2012

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24 December 2012

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25 December 2012

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26 December 2012

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27 December 2012

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28 December 2012

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29 December 2012

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31 December 2012

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