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2 June 2014

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Senate House 09:00 Internet Sources for Historical Research

This course provides an intensive introduction to use of the internet as a tool for serioushistorical resea...

Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:15 Gender and Missionary Discourses in Early Modern Spain: the case of Maria de Agreda
Dr Silvia Evangelisti (UEA)
Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The British Toy Soldier, 1945-1972: A Cultural History
Piotr Czosnyka (Anglia Ruskin University)

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

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Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:15 John Everard (c.1584-1640/41): alchemist, translator, copyist
Ariel Hessayon (Goldsmith's)

Venue:  Bedford Room, G37

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Was Freedom Portable? Uncertainties of Status in the Diaspora of Saint-Domingue/Haiti
Rebecca Scott (Michigan)
Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:30 An Incurable State: Involuntary Childlessness in Nineteenth-Century America
Morwenna Chaffe (University of East Anglia)


Bloomsbury Room, G35

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Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 18:00 Edith Beatty's Collection of French Decorative Arts at Baroda House, Kensington Palace Gardens: A Case Study of Collecting and Display in Britain During the First Half of the Twentieth Century
Natalie Voorheis

This seminar will examine the French eighteenth century decorative arts collection of Edith Beatty (1888-19...

3 June 2014

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Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:15 TBC
Phyllis Mack (Rutgers University, USA)

Please note: this session has been cancelled

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Room 349 (3rd floor) 17:15 A Respectable Repast: Logistics Challenges to the Subsistence Doctrine in the American War of Independence
Jill Russell (KCL)
Room G26 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Popular Disputation and the Reformation in Canterbury, 1533-1553
Stuart Palmer (Kent)

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Digitising the First World War: opportunities and challenges
Professor Sir Deian Hopkin (President of the National Library of Wales)
Other 17:30 Building monastic libraries in exile: the English convents and their collections in the seventeenth century
Dr Caroline Bowden (Queen Mary, University of London)

The English convents (apart from the Bridgettines formerly of Syon Abbey) were new foundations needing to b...

Room G37 (Ground Floor) 18:00 British intelligence and the international dimension to security of the Palestine Mandate, 1919-39
Steven Wagner (University College, Oxford)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 19:00 The Hector of Ireland: Medieval myth-making, Clontarf and Troy
Maire Ni Mhaonaigh (St. John's College, Cambridge)

4 June 2014

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Other 17:00 Panel discussion at the Victoria and Albert Museum


Living with the Virgin in the Colonial Andes: Images for personal devotion

Gabr...

Room 349 (3rd floor) 17:15 Making Remainders Count: The Radical Potential of Hume's Court of Competitors
Marius Ostrowski (Oxford)


Venue: Room 349, 3rd floor, Senate House

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Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:15 John Wesley in America: Restoring Primitive Christianity
Dr Geordan Hammond (Nazarene Theological College, Manchester)


Venue: Room G21A, Ground floor, Senate House

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Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:15 At once a FAV'RITE and a FRIEND: the Gentleman's Magazine and its Readers, 1731-1815
Gillian Williamson (Birkbeck, University of London)

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Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Sutton Hoo at the British Museum: New directions for the new display
Sue Brunning (British Museum)

In March the British Museum’s permanent gallery of early medieval Europe (Room 41) re-opened after it...

Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:30 The study of early medieval manuscripts 1929-1947
David Ganz (Notre Dame / Cambridge)

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

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Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 19:30 Hanging exoticism: Chinese wallpapers and English imitations in the eighteenth-century home
Clare Taylor (Open University) 

5 June 2014

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STB2 (Stewart House, basement) 17:15 Compulsory education in Quebec: contradictory facets of an historical debate and paradoxes for the future
Professor Therese Hamel (University of Laval, Canada)   


Venue: Room STB2, Stewart House, Basement

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Regulation, Criminalization, and Privatization: Prostitution, Wolfenden, and the Street Offences Act of 1959
Julia Laite (BBK)
Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Table Games in Tudor England
Matthew Wakeham (Warwick)

Serious context for an entertaining playhouse: games, Thomas Greene and new things about the...

Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Roundtable discussion and book launch: Jason Peacey, 'Print and Public Politics in the English Revolution' (Cambridge University Press, 2013)
 

This will involve brief comments by the author, as well as by commentators (including Professor Ann Hug...

6 June 2014

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Piracy, Porcelain, Profit: Exotic Negotiations and Early Seventeenth-Century Global Politics
Claudia Swan (Northwestern)


Please note:  this session has been cancelled

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Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:15 'As Leaky as an Unstanched Wench': Menstrual (In)Visibility in the Early Modern Playhouse
Brianne Colon (Queen’s University, Canada)
The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Liquid Crystals of the Revolution
Esther Leslie (Birkbeck)

7 June 2014

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 No bookings

 

9 June 2014

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Colonial / Postcolonial New Researchers' Workshop


History/stories: the dialogue with the past in the contemporary Australian novel

The Senate Room (Senate House, First Floor) 17:15 Count Hugh of Troyes and the Crusading Nexus of Champagne
James Doherty (Lancaster University)

This session will involve discussion of a paper that will be circulated in advanc...

King's College London 17:20 New Directions in Transnational History: A Summer Evening Workshop

Venue: Room S8.08, Strand Building, King's College London

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Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:30 International NGOs: New Directions for Historical Research
Thomas Davies, City University London


Tony Benn: history man?
Keith Flett and others

Please note:  this session takes place in the Gordon Room, G34

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10 June 2014

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Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Changing Interest: Imagining Jews and Vindicating Usury in 17th-18th Century England
Avinoam Neah (Hebrew University)
Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Establishing an idea of empire: governing Ireland in the seventeenth century
Jennifer Wells (Brown/IHR) Jennifer Wells is Mellon Dissertation Fellow at the IHR 2013/14. http://www.history.ac.uk/about/jennifer-wells

Please note:  this session has been cancelled.

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Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:15 Memorialising Britain's politicians: the politics of Parliament Square, 1867-1917
Geoff Hicks (University of East Anglia)

11 June 2014

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 No bookings

12 June 2014

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Caxton, common-profit and commemorative culture in fifteenth-century England
David Harry (Bristol)

Venue:  Please note:  this session will now take place in the Court Room

Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:30 The Twelfth Century Revival of the Cult of St Aethelwold
Rebecca Browett (IHR)  
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Becoming Thai in a Cold War World: International alliance, cultural integration and Thai national assertion from 1945-1960
Dr Matthew Phillips (University of Wales, Aberystwyth)

13 June 2014

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 No bookings

14 June 2014

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 No bookings

 

16 June 2014

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Room G35 (Ground Floor) 09:00 Stereotyping in early modern British public sphere: History as Fieldwork
Plenary Lecture: Mark Knights (History, Warwick), ‘Stereotypes and History’ Confirmed early modern participants: William Bulman (Lehigh); Will Cavert (Cambridge); Justin Champion (Royal Holloway, London); Tim Harris (Brown); Rob Iliffe (Sussex); Brodie Waddell (Birkbeck); Andy Wood (Durham) Confirmed commentators:  Susan Condor (Social Psychology, Loughborough); Lucy Delap (C20 History, King’s College London);  Denis Hilton (Psychology, Toulouse II); Sandra Jovchelovitch (Psychology, LSE); Becky Taylor (C20 History, Birkbeck); Wolfgang Wagner (Psychology, Linz); Brady Wagoner (Psychology, Aalborg); Abigail Woods (History of Science, King’s College London)

This two-day conference seeks to explore patterns of stereotyping in early modern British public spheres an...

Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 We Did the Lancers, and the Six Reel, and All Old-Fashioned Things like That: Young People, Social Dancing and the Countryside
Dr Rebecca Andrew (Manchester Metropolitan University)


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Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Hearing the news: music and the dissemination of information in the 16th century ballad
Jenni Hyde (Manchester)

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Reassessing Robert Waldegrave: networks of print in England and Scotland, 1580-16...

Room 349 (3rd floor) 17:15 The Chronicle of Amadi: A Problematic Narrative
Peter Edbury (Cardiff University)

Venue:  Room 349

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Visualizing Historical Networks in Eighteenth-Century France
Emma Rothschild (Harvard)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 18:00 The Buccleuch Collection of Portrait Miniatures: aspects of Victorian and Edwardian antiquarianism, emulation and display at Montagu House, Whitehall
Dr. Stephen Lloyd

After the Royal Collection, the portrait miniatures in the Buccleuch collection can be considered as one of...

17 June 2014

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Room G22 (Ground Floor) 09:00 Stereotyping in early modern British public sphere: History as Fieldwork
Plenary Lecture: Mark Knights (History, Warwick), ‘Stereotypes and History’ Confirmed early modern participants: William Bulman (Lehigh); Will Cavert (Cambridge); Justin Champion (Royal Holloway, London); Tim Harris (Brown); Rob Iliffe (Sussex); Brodie Waddell (Birkbeck); Andy Wood (Durham) Confirmed commentators:  Susan Condor (Social Psychology, Loughborough); Lucy Delap (C20 History, King’s College London);  Denis Hilton (Psychology, Toulouse II); Sandra Jovchelovitch (Psychology, LSE); Becky Taylor (C20 History, Birkbeck); Wolfgang Wagner (Psychology, Linz); Brady Wagoner (Psychology, Aalborg); Abigail Woods (History of Science, King’s College London)

This two-day conference seeks to explore patterns of stereotyping in early modern British public spheres an...

Room G26 (Ground Floor) 17:15 An ancient zealous gospeller ... desirous to do anything to the common good: the printer Edward Whitchurch and the reformist cause in Marian and Elizabethan England
Scott Lucas (The Citadel, South Carolina)

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Room 349 (3rd floor) 17:15 Franco-British Intelligence Activity in the Near East at the Outset of the First World War: A Wary Partnership
Idir Ouahes (Exeter University)
Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Mapping the medieval countryside
Dr Matthew Holford (University of Winchester)
Room G37 (Ground Floor) 18:00 'Shutting the Door After the Horses Were Out': Empire, Race, and the Problem of Defence in the British Pacific, 1900-14
Jesse Tumblin (Boston College)
The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 18:00 The appeal of a German Theory of Homosexuality to Zionism in the 1920s: Hashomer Hatzair Youth Movement as Mannerbund
Dr Ofer Nordheimer Nur (Tel Aviv University)


(Chair: Dr Chiara Beccalossi)

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IALS 18:00 Bodies in the Library: the Family Library of Agatha Christie
Dr. Keith A. Manley (National Trust Libraries Contractor)

Agatha Christie's detective novels have for decades been amongst the most popular books lent out by public ...

18 June 2014

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STB3/6 (Stewart House, basement) 17:15 The Magna Carta of Galicia: Emulation of English Liberties in the Age of Radicalism and Enlightenment
Dan Clinkman (British Library)


Please note: this session has been cancelled

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Other 17:15 Politics and Conflict under the Early Hanoverian Monarchs
Andrew Thompson (University of Cambridge)

Venue: Georgian Group: 6 Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 5DX

The paper will be followed by the annua...

19 June 2014

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Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:15 'The Biggest Man in England': The Tichborne Trial in the Victorian Visual Imagination
Jennifer Tucker (Wesleyan)

Please note:  this session takes place in room G21A, on the ground floor.

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Room 349 (3rd floor) 17:15 Keeping up with Jones - or not? London plasterers during the Surveyorship of Inigo Jones, 1615-43
Claire Gapper

Venue:  Room 349, third floor

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Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:15 The Calvin of East Anglia: Samuel Ward of Ipswich and the mainstream of post-reformation English Protestantism
Peter Lake (Vanderbilt)

Please note:  this session takes place in the Bedford Room, G37

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Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Sylvia Pankhurst and the East London Federation of the Suffragettes: the working women's struggle for the vote
Katherine Francoise Connelly (QMUL)

Constructing Model Families in Nation of Islam Magazines
Dawn-Marie Gibson (RHUL)

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20 June 2014

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Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Explanation or critique? What is the role of Marxist musicology?
Mark Abel (Brighton)

Please note:  this event takes place in the Bloomsbury Room, G35, on the ground floor of Senat...

21 June 2014

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 No bookings

 

23 June 2014

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Rhetoric and Emotion in Papal Crusading Letters, c.1145-1227
Iben Fonnesberg-Schmidt (Aalborg University)

Please note: the paper above has been postponed. Now for this session, there will be three twenty minute pa...

Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Colonial / Postcolonial New Researchers' Workshop


Out of chaos, comes order: The restoration of legal process and investigative policing during...

Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Some reflections on Philanthropy with special reference to Higher Education
Bill Squire


Revolutionary force or pressure group? The role of the British far left in British politics since 1956?

Evan Smith (Flinders University)

 

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24 June 2014

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Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Good-bye race? Modern antisemitism, race, and belonging reconsidered
Lars Fischer (UCL)
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 History of Childhood and Youth in Ireland: state of the art and the field
Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley (National University of Ireland at Galway)

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

Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:15 Influencing Parliament in fifteenth-century England: some observations on "The Libelle of Englyshe Polycye"
Eliza Hartrich (Merton College, Oxford)

Please note: this session has been cancelled

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Other 17:30 Libraries Sold and Saved: Three Hundred Years of Collecting Books in London : a Library Walk
led by Alice Ford-Smith (Bernard Quaritch Ltd.)

You are invited to spend a summer’s evening in London hunting out book collectors past. Hear a medley...

The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Title TBC
Tyrus Miller (California, Santa Cruz)

Please note:  this session takes place on a Tuesday

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25 June 2014

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 No bookings

26 June 2014

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The medieval waterfront of London: what we have learned from excavations in the 1970s and 1980s
John Schofield

Venue:  The Court Room, first floor

This will be followed by the annua...

Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Death and Politics in the Spanish Second Republic
Matthew Kerry (Sheffield)  
Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 18:00 War, memory and the Italians in Scotland: oral history as a challenge to communal histories
Wendy Ugolini (University of Edinburgh)

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

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27 June 2014

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Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:15 Rethinking the Hindu Widow: Gender, Adoption Politics and East India Company Rule
Margot Finn (UCL)

28 June 2014

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 No bookings

 

30 June 2014

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Capital Sport: Charting the Heritage of London at Play: a Progress Report on Played in Britain's Largest Ever Urban Study
Simon Inglis (Played in Britain series editor)


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Room 246 (Senate House) 17:15 Shakespeare, Catholicism and 'tyranny' in late Elizabethan and early Stuart England
Glyn Parry (Roehampton)

Venue:   SAS Room 246, second floor

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