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1 January 2015

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2 January 2015

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3 January 2015

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5 January 2015

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Nation of Islam Men on Faith, Family and the American Ummah
Dawn-Marie Gibson (Royal Holloway University of London)
The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 18:00 C. F. Walker 'I taccuini': Note book of Bardini's clients
Annalea Tunisei

A notebook or taccuino entitled Appunti di Londra was found on the Bardini archive in Flo...

6 January 2015

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Reconsidering Jewish Art History
Marc Epstein (Vassar College)
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 18:00 The Continuous Thread of Revelation: Chrononormativity and the Challenge of Queer Oral History
Dr Amy Tooth Murphy (University of Roehampton)

Joint seminar with the History of Sexuality seminar

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Past & Present Room, 202 18:00 Britain and the economic containment of imperial Germany (1906-1914): the case of the Constantinople Quays Company
Dr Keith Hamilton (FCO)

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

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 18:00 'The Continuous Thread of Revelation': Chrononormativity and the Challenge of Queer Oral History
Dr Amy Tooth Murphy (University of Roehampton)

Is oral history inherently queer? Oral history has long been held as a route to foregrounding silenced and ...

7 January 2015

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Idealists dream or sectarian nightmare? The formation of the Ulster Defence Regiment
Dr Will Butler (Kent)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Suarez and the Jesuit scholastic in the genealogy of the State
Ben Slingo (Cambridge)
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Sensing status: sensory responses and elite status display in the ancient Roman home
Hannah Platts (Royal Holloway, University of London)  

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8 January 2015

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Peter Marshall Room, 204 17:15 'Odd old ends stol'n forth of Holy Writ': Lying with the Bible in Early Modern England
Kevin Killeen (York)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Biblical Memories: seeing the Passion all around in England and Bohemia
Lucie Doležalová  (Charles University, Prague)

Chaired by Eyal Poleg

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Room 243 (Senate House) 18:00 'No trusting anything out of doors': exotic birds and animals in the C18 garden
Dr Christopher Plumb (University of Manchester)

Venue:  SAS Room 243, Senate House, South Block, second floor

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9 January 2015

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Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:30 Isabetta Lascarina: a Greek refugee in early-Tudor England
Jonathan Mackman (York)

10 January 2015

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12 January 2015

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:00 Book Launch: Popular Musical Theatre in London and Berlin, 1890-1939

Panel discussion with the editors, Dominic Symonds (University of Lincoln), Vivienne Richmond (Goldsmiths U...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 The public debt in France, 1661-1815
Tim Le Goff (York University, Toronto) and Joel Felix (Reading) joint session
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Revolutionary puritanism in Anglo-American perspective
Nicholas Tyacke (UCL)
Peter Marshall Room, 204 17:15 1787: Birth of the American Empire
Max Edling (KCL)

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Olga Crisp Room, 102 17:15 Suzanne Lenglen to Serena Williams: An Object-Focused Investigation into the Role of Fashion in Women's Tennis Dress
Suzanne Rowland (University of Brighton)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 French Theatre of the Napoleonic Era
Katherine Astbury (University of Warwick)

13 January 2015

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 'I am the Captain now!': reconstructing the lives of lascars on board British sailing vessels
Aaron Jaffer (University of Warwick and the River and Rowing Museum)

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

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Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:15 French Reserve Forces in August and September 1914: An Asset or a Liability?
Professor William Philpott (King’s College London)
Peter Marshall Room, 204 17:30 A Comparative History of Sports in South America 1860 - 1920
Matthew Brown (Bristol)

Abstract: What factors shaped the adoption of football, baseball, cycling, swimming and horse-racing as com...

14 January 2015

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Citizens or Faithful? Religion and the Liberal Revolutions of the 1820s in Southern Europe
Maurizio Isabella (QMUL)

15 January 2015

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Peter Marshall Room, 204 17:15 The State of Things: Rethinking state history
Prof Patrick Joyce (Manchester)
Wolfson Room I (NB01) 17:30 The Holy Maid of Wales: Visions, Imposture and Catholicism in Early Modern Britain
Alexandra Walsham (Trinity College, Cambridge)

Please note:  this session will take in Wolfson Room I, in the basement.

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 'A Union Jack hanging over my head'. Interviews with former diplomatic service children
Sara Hiorns (QMUL)
Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:30 Reflections on the meaning of abductions for marriage in C18th & C19th Ireland
Maria Luddy (Warwick)

Paradigms of Anglo-Indian marriage in the C18th and C19th
Margot Finn (UCL)

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16 January 2015

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Wolfson Room I (NB01) 09:00 IHR Workshop in Early American History
Schedule: Registration, Tea and Coffee (IHR Wolfson Conference Suite, Room NB01, 9:00-9:30)   Welcome and tour of the IHR North American Collections Room (9:30-10:00)   Panel 1 (Room NB01, 10:00-11:15): re-imagining early America and the British Atlantic World Benjamin Bankhurst (SAS/IHR): “Ireland and Irish America within the Scottish Atlantic: a re-evaluation”. Nicolas Cole (Oxford): “Re-imagining the Constitutional Convention”.    Panel 2 (Room NB01, 11:15-12:15): The Junto and early American resources online Rachel Herrmann (Southhampton) and Tom Cutterham (Oxford): “The Junto, the Early American Blogosphere, and REFable Impact”.   Lunch (Room NB01, 12:15-1:00):   Panel 3 (Room NB01, 1:00-2:15): borderlands and the expansion of slavery Kathryn Olivarius (Oxford): "From 'People with Slaves' to a 'Slave Society': The Impact of Ecology, Disease, and Death in Old Southwest, 1803 to 1835". Mandy Izadi (Oxford): “Space and Sovereignty in the Patriot War: 1812-1814”.   Panel 4 (Room NB01, 2:15-3:30): North America, Africa and the Caribbean Philip Abrahams (KCL): "Record making, record keeping and colonial society in seventeenth century Barbados". Bronwen Everill (KCL): “Free Labour and Legitimate Commerce: American African Commercial Networks after the Slave Trade”.   Tea and Coffee (3:30-4:00) Plenary Session (4:00-4:30): the state of Early American Studies in Britain

London, with its unique colonial archival resources and lively research student populati­­on, is on...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Jesuits, Remonstrants, and Jews: Theological Encounters in the Early Modern Dutch Republic
Sina Rauschenbach (Potsdam)
John S Cohen Room, 203 17:15 Occupational Structure under the Second Serfdom: Evidence from Early Modern Bohemia
Sheilagh Ogilvie (University of Cambridge), co-authored with Alexander Klein (University of Kent)

Changes in occupational structure are widely regarded as a key component of the early modern ‘Little ...

Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Advowsons and local political networks in fifteenth-century England
Andrea Ruddick (York)

Please note: this meeting will take place in the Torrington Room, South Block, first floor, room 10...

17 January 2015

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19 January 2015

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Marching on their Stomachs? Crusader Marches to the Holy Land in the Twelfth Century
Joanna Phillips (University of Leeds)
Olga Crisp Room, 102 17:30 Black Soldiers in World War One
Marika Sherwood
Peter Marshall Room, 204 17:30 'Spare the rod and spoil the child': Whipping in British India 1850 - 1905
Amy Kavanagh (KCL)

Colonial / Postcolonial New Researchers' Workshop
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Room 304 17:30 The Making Of A Social Researcher
Duncan Scott (Independent Scholar)

20 January 2015

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The Beveridge Hall (Senate House, ground floor) 10:00 History Day 2015

History libraries & research open day provides an opportunity to meet and learn about libraries...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Jewish hair?
Francois Guesnet, (UCL)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Defining unity in the Jacobean Church: claims to Catholicity in the Oath of Allegiance controversy, 1606-1609
Angela Ranson (York)
John S Cohen Room, 203 17:15 Old Age and Disability in Medieval Europe
Dr Irina Metzler (Wellcome Trust/MEMO Centre, University of Swansea)

The third chapter of my book, A Social History of Disability in Medieval Europe: Cultural Considerations of...

Wolfson Room I (NB01) 17:15 'Don't squeeze a South African dry!' Mobilizing the orange as anti-apartheid and antiracist resistance, 1970-1974
Hugh Crosfield (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:45 Information Governance for Social and Economic Research Best Practice: The Administrative Data Research Centre for England project
Elizabeth Shepherd and Alexandra Eveleigh (University College, London)
Past & Present Room, 202 18:00 The British Empire and the Politics of Asian Immigration, 1904-1914
Cees Heere (LSE)

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

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Wolfson Room I (NB01) 19:00 The Principality of Antioch and the Medieval Frontier
Andrew Buck (Queen Mary University of London)

21 January 2015

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Olga Crisp Room, 102 17:15 Falsehood in Wartime: Propaganda, Patriotism and Poppycock
Aoife O’Gorman (DPhil student, Oxford)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Reading Anarchism Politically: Radical Praxis in Errico Malatesta's 'At the Cafe'
Puneet Dhaliwal  (Oxford)
Wolfson Room I (NB01) 17:15 Material wealth or material poverty? A regional study of the material lives of the poor, c.1670-1834
Joe Harley (University of Leicester)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 The Bright Young Things of the Holocaust: The Terezín Ghetto as a Society of Inequalities?
Anna Hajkova (Warwick)

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

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 A view from the streets of early modern London; mapping political geographies with illustrated broadside ballads
Angela McShane (Royal College of Art)
Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:30 Eadmer of Canterbury and William Longsword (aka Rufus)
John Gillingham (London)
Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Historians and the Venetian Republic: recasting a myth in an age of nation-building, 1815-1922
David Laven (Nottingham)

Chair: Axel Körner

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22 January 2015

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 New evidence on Machiavelli and the publication in Florence of Erasmus and More
William Connell (Seton Hall)
Peter Marshall Room, 204 17:15 Appointments policy in early Restoration Ireland: the judiciary considered
Coleman Dennehy (UCD / UCL)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Problems of Modern Democracy: Henry James and the Genteel Tradition
Emily Coit (Oxford)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Echoes of Liminal Space: late medieval 'enclosed gardens' of the Low Countries - material devotion and artistic expression
Barbara Baert (University of Leuven)

Chaired by Miri Rubin

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Room 304 17:30 The idea of the margin in Sidney Pollard's economic history
Dave Renton (Garden Court Chambers)

Chair:  Richard Saville

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Room 243 (Senate House) 17:30 Doctoral Competition


Balance of Favour: Multilateral diplomacy over state boundaries around Japan, 1861-75

Room 246 (Senate House) 18:00 Orthodox fantasy: Sir William Chambers's 'Designs of Chinese Buildings' and the British garden
Emile de Bruijn (National Trust)

Venue:  SAS Room 246, Senate House, South Block, second floor

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23 January 2015

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Past & Present Room, 202 17:15 From the 'Right to Rule' to the 'Right to Reign': Monarchy and Women's Rights in Victorian Britain
Arianne Chernock (Boston University/KCL)

In 1832, the Unitarian minister and radical reformer William Johnson Fox (1786-1864) published an article t...

The Senate Room (Senate House, First Floor) 17:30 'Improv'd the General Conversation of Americans': Social Libraries Before 1854
Professor Wayne Wiegand (California)

With the help of a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, I launched a major book-length ...

Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:30 Peasants and the Sea in Medieval England
Maryanne Kowaleski (Fordham)

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Wolfson Room I (NB01) 17:30 Nanotechnology: Imagining the Invisible
Norah Campbell (Trinity College)

Abstract: Advertisements for high-technology products and services visualize processes and phenomena which ...

24 January 2015

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26 January 2015

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Execution Ballads in Early Modern France
Una McIlvenna (QMUL)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 'In the time of her adversity': English bishops' wives, 1549-1559
Rachel Basch (RHUL)

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Catholic wives and daughters of the aldermen of London, c. 1580-1630
Ioan...

Peter Marshall Room, 204 17:15 Globalisation, the Cold War, and the Decolonisation of the Insular Empire of the United States
A. G. Hopkins (Cambridge and Austin)
Olga Crisp Room, 102 17:15 URBAN CINEMAGOING IN INTERWAR BRITAIN


Patriotism, Pathos and Pride: Interwar Cinema-going in the Naval Port Town of Portsmouth

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Informal internationalism: networks and mediators in the French anarchist movement, 1880-1914
Constance Bantman (University of Surrey)

27 January 2015

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 'Captain Cook, Pyrotechnist'
Simon Werrett (University College London)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Anglesey Almshouses
Sylvia Pinches (VCH Herefordshire)
Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:15 Italian Propaganda in the First World War
Stefano Marcuzzi (Oxford University)
Past & Present Room, 202 17:15 Electoral politics in an age of uncertainty: the case of 'Winchester Man' 1830-1880
Richard Aldous (University of Winchester)
Peter Marshall Room, 204 17:30 Convict Labour in Late Colonial- and Post-Colonial Latin America (ca. 1765-1898)
Christian de Vito (Leicester/IISH)

Abstract: What were the functions of convict labour in late 18th- and 19th centuries Latin America and the ...

Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 18:00 Pimps, Traffickers, Maques and Ponces: Interrogating third parties in the early twentieth century sex industry
Dr Julia Laite (Birkbeck)

[Due to illness, Peter Hegarty has had to cancel his seminar paper, but we are pleased to confirm that Juli...

28 January 2015

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 The Young Engels, English Socialism, and Utopia
David Leopold (Oxford)
Room 304 17:30 Sex, Psychopathy and War: Psychoanalysis and Mid-twentieth Century Ideas about 'Personality Disorder'
David Jones (University of East London)

Please note:  this session has been moved to Room 304, on the third floor of the IHR<...

Peter Marshall Room, 204 17:30 Panel: 'New research on popular and everyday culture in Eastern Europe in socialist times'


The Socialist Nerd: Youth, Ideology and Cultured Life in Late Socialist Romania
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Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:30 Small wars in faraway places under the emperor Honorius
George Woudhuysen & Graham Barrett (Oxford)
John S Cohen Room, 203 17:30 Localising the Global: Industrial Schools in Missionary Discussion, British India, 1880s-1940
Arun Kumar (Centre for Modern Indian Studies, University of Gottingen)
Other 18:30 Remapping Survival: Jewish Refugees and Rescue in Soviet Central Asia, Iran and India
Professor Atina Grossmann, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York

Venue: Great Hall, British Medical Association House, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H ...

29 January 2015

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 The Persian Sofi at the Medici court: magi, merchants and 'cavalieri'
Mahnaz Yousefzadeh (New York University)

Joint seminar with European History 1150-1550 Seminar

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Peter Marshall Room, 204 17:15 'A female politician'?: The career of Mary Catherine Stanley, Countess of Derby (1824-1900)
Dr Jennifer Davey (UEA)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 The Ambivalent Glance: Ceremonies of Remembrance in 1920s British Cinema
Lawrence Napper (King’s College London)
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 'Shall we be Mexicanized?': Images of the Diaz Dictatorship in U.S. Republican Political Discourse, 1876-1884
Alys Beverton (UCL)
Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:30 New directions in penal history: comparative and global approaches
Clare Anderson (Leicester) and Hilary Marland (Warwick)

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Wolfson Room I (NB01) 17:30 The Persian Sofi at the Medici court: magi, merchants and 'cavalieri'
Mahnaz Yousefzadeh (New York University)

Joint with Late Medieval and Early Modern Italy Seminar

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30 January 2015

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Audacity and compromises: Arabic Studies in Utrecht in the early eighteenth century
Alastair Hamilton (Warburg)
John S Cohen Room, 203 17:15 Experiencing the French Liberalisation Experiment in Tours, 1763-1775
Daisy Gibbs (UCL)

The paper deals with the national integration of the French economy in the eighteenth century. I have tried...

Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:30 Law, society, and culture in late-medieval England: three problems; three questions
Tom Johnson (Birkbeck College)

31 January 2015

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John S Cohen Room, 203 14:00 'I am become more desperately military than most things existing': War, Masculinity and Sociability on the Grand Tour, 1700-1780
Sarah Goldsmith (York)