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1 December 2014

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Social change and the malleability of portraiture in post-Reformation England
Bob Tittler (Concordia)
Other 17:15 The African Roots of the New World Banjo
Daniel Laemouahuma Jatta

with responses from Toby Green (KCL) and Lucy Duran (SOAS)

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Christmas and the British State since 1914
Dr Martin Johnes (University of Swansea)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Wind, the spirits and the brain. New views on air and health in the early modern period
Sandra Cavallo (Royal Holloway)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 A Capitalism that Kills. The phenomenon of Workplace Suicides in 21st Century France
Sarah Waters (University of Leeds)
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Autobiography as continued resistance: gender, life narratives and the protest movements of the 1960s
Sinead McEneaney (St. Mary’s University College, London)

2 December 2014

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 MPs in their own words: the History of Parliament's oral history project
Priscila Pivatto and Emma Peplow (History of Parliament Trust)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 International maritime employment and national policies: a view from the early modern Mediterranean
Maria Fusaro (University of Exeter)

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 "Lovely weather. At 7.15 a.m. we were bombed by German aircraft": the Great War as experienced in the diary of a farmer's wife at Shotley, Suffolk
Edward Packard
King's College London 18:15 No Seminar

Seminar members are invited to attend the book launch of Professor William Philpott’s Attrition: ...

3 December 2014

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Missionary Millennialism and British Antislavery, 1790-1840
Professor John Coffey (University of Leicester)

Joint Seminar with Christian Missions in Global History

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 The Athenians Against the Persians: Plato's View
Christopher Rowe (Durham)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Missionary Millennialism and British Antislavery, 1790-1840
Professor John Coffey (University of Leicester)

Joint Seminar with Modern Religious History

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 The afterlife of the 'old law': rethinking pre-Gratian texts' roles in later-twelfth-century canonical collections
Danica Summerlin (UCL)
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 The Unnatural Home: Anxieties about Working Class Domestic Life before the First World War
Oliver Betts (University of York)

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Connecting and Comparing Swedish Eighteenth-Century Iron Making with the Plantation System
Göran Rydén (Uppsala)

Discussant: Zoltán Biedermann (UCL)

Chair: Mary Hilson (UCL)

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4 December 2014

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 PhD student session
'No Haussmanns or Emperors Here': Kingsway, Aldwych and London's Progressive Pageant

John Ingram (King's)
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From Courtesy Cops to TechnoCops: The RAF, the Metropolitan Poli...

Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 'And Those Who Live, How Shall I Tell Their Fame?': Historical Pageants and the First World War, 1918-1939
Angela Bartie (University of Edinburgh), Linda Fleming (University of Glasgow), Mark Freeman (Institute of Education), Tom Hulme (King's College London), Paul Readman (KCL) and Charlotte Tupman (KCL)

Edwardian Britain suffered from a severe bout of what contemporaries referred to as 'pageant fever'. Up and...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 The Children and the (United) Nations in Hollywood Films of the 1940s
Michael Lawrence (University of Sussex)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 On Truth, or do we need a pragmatist philosophy of history?
Marek Tamm (Associate Professor of Cultural History, Tallinn University, Estonia)

Chair: Kalle Pihlainen

Venue: Room 304, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House<...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Between Empire and the Edwardian Crisis: New Perspectives on Pre-First World War Britain
Patrick Longson (QMUL) and Harry Wood (Liverpool); response from Kim Wagner (QMUL)
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Not just a pretty face? Latin inscriptions in Grand Tour collections of antiquity in 18th century England
Caroline Barron

An Age of 'Agricolamaniacs': The Uses and Abuses of Tacitus in Eighteenth-Century Scotland...

5 December 2014

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 The Trade of Agricultural Horses in Late Medieval England
Jordan Claridge (UEA)

This paper explores how agricultural horses were produced exchanged in England during the period of c. 1250...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 'Fings ain't what they used to be': How 15th-century Bristolians saw their past
Peter Fleming (UWE)

6 December 2014

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 No bookings

 

8 December 2014

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 T.B.C.


Imperial and World History Seminar: Colonial/Postcolonial New Researchers’ Workshop&nbs...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Tbc

9 December 2014

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 By the bye, is it summer? It is raining as hard as it can pour: historical geographies and cultural memories of deluge, dearth and extraordinary weather in the UK
Georgina Endfield and Lucy Veale (University of Nottingham)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 After birth experiences in seventeenth-century England
Leah Astbury (University of Cambridge)

In 1674, Francis Thornbaugh of the aristocratic Bedfordshire St John family wrote to his brother-in-law Oli...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Dahlem, Westerbork, Theresienstadt, Seattle: The Veit-Simon Children and the Transnational in Holocaust History
Anna Hajkova (Warwick University)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 'This oath of religion': the Protestation and the swearing of a nation of Protestants, 1641-1642
John Walter (Essex)

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 A Tale of Country and City: Normalistas and the Struggle for Rural Education in Twentieth-Century Mexico
Tanalís Padilla (Dartmouth)

Abstract: This paper examines the activism of rural normalistas, students who studied in Mexico's teacher t...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:45 Collection and Concealment: Archiving the Transgressive at Senate House Library, University of London
Richard Espley ( Senate House Library, University of London)
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 18:00 Reproductive Health, the Ford Foundation, and the Chinese Sexual Revolution
Dr Leon Antonio Rocha (University of Liverpool)

(Chair:  Claire Hayward, PhD candidate, Kingston University London)

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Other 18:00 The Anglo-American "special relationship" and defence during World War II
Dr Niall Barr (KCL)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 19:00 The London Charterhouse and the Commons: A Lachrymose History?
David Harrap (QMUL)

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10 December 2014

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Rabbits, Whigs and Hunters: Rethinking Mary Toft's Monstrous Births of 1726
Karen Harvey (University of Sheffield)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Contested Ideologies of Care: Surgery during the Spanish Civil War 1936-1939
Sebastian Browne (PhD student, Kent)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Political Thought and Class Formation in the New American Republic
Tom Cutterham (Oxford)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Negotiated power in northern Eurasia, c. 7th to 10th centuries
Naomi Standen (Birmingham)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 West End girls and East End boys: the Survey of London's current research
Colin Thom (Survey of London, UCL)
Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Book launch and discussion of:

Women and the Reinvention of the Political (Routledge, August 2014)
Maud Bracke (Univ...

Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Human Rights and History
Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann (Berkeley)

Discussant: Stephen Hopgood (SOAS)

Chair: Celia Donert (Liverpool)

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11 December 2014

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 The first murder: The iconography of Cain and Abel in fifteenth-century Florence and Bologna
Scott Nethersole (Courtauld Institute)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 The revolution of 1688-90 in Scotland's towns
Alasdair Raffe (Edinburgh)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 The Certainty of the World of Spirits: Ralph Thoresby and the Preternatural c.1680-1725
Laura Sangha (University of Exeter)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Noah's Ark in the Later Middle Ages
Brigitte Resl (University of Liverpool)

Chaired by Sophie Page

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North Block, Senate House 18:00 A Hotbed of Genius? Botany and the Commercial Plant Trade in 18th Century London and Paris
Dr. Sarah Easterby-Smith (St Andrew's University, Fife)

12 December 2014

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Other 17:30 For Artisans, Artists and Others: the Library at the V. & A.
Dr. Rowan Watson and Elizabeth James (National Art Library, V. & A.)

The V&A’s library was set up as part of an educational movement spurred along by the Great Exhibi...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Marxist Irrationality: A Cultural Prospectus and Overview
Danny Hayward (Birkbeck)

13 December 2014

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Other 14:00 'The whole system of learning, as it were in miniature': Scientific education and the Liberal Arts curriculum
Jo Elcoat

 

15 December 2014

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Robin Hood in the sixteenth century: one outlaw or several?
Richard Hoyle (VCH/IHR)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Using Prosopography to Explore Nineteenth-Century Pedestrianism: The Manchester 'Milers'
Samantha-Jayne Oldfield (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 "Cet hebergement d'un genre particulier": Arenc and the origins of immigrant detention centres in contemporary France (1963-2006)
Ed Naylor (University of Oxford)

16 December 2014

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 The Birth, Life and Death of Hitler's Z Fleet
Dr Simon House
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Influencing Parliament in fifteenth-century England: some observations on 'The Libelle of Englyshe Polycye'
Eliza Hartrich (Magdalen College, Oxford)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Fiscal-naval or fiscal-military? Reconsidering British state formation, 1660–1833
Aaron Graham (University of Oxford)

17 December 2014

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18 December 2014

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Conceptualizing social justice in 1936: Ellen Wilkinson, unemployment, anti-fascism and women's rights
Dr Laura Beers (Birmingham)
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 'Some Things may seeme Fabulous, and in maner Incredible': Myths, Magic and the Supernatural in European Travellers' Accounts of Lapp Ritual, c.1550 - c. 1700
Hector Roddan

19 December 2014

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20 December 2014

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22 December 2014

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23 December 2014

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24 December 2014

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25 December 2014

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26 December 2014

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27 December 2014

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29 December 2014

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30 December 2014

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31 December 2014

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