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2 February 2015

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 From Le Puy to Jerusalem: Raymond of Saint-Gilles, the Auvergne, and the 'Provencal' Background of the First Crusade
Thomas Lecaque (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
Olga Crisp Room, 102 17:30 Arming both sides. The Armaments industry in World War One
Matthew  Burnett-Stewart
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Confederate Conscription and the Issue of Gender
Patrick Doyle (Royal Holloway University of London)

3 February 2015

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Vollrath von Maltzan: A German Diplomat and 'Mischlinge' in Weimar, the Third Reich, and the Federal Republic, 1899-1967
Jean-Marc Dreyfus, (University of Manchester)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Puritanism and the Ten Commandments in post-Reformation England
Jonathan Willis (Birmingham)
John S Cohen Room, 203 17:15 Infancy Rites of Passage in Mamluk Society (Egypt & Syria, 1250-1517)
Catherine Rose (Queen Mary, University of London)
Wolfson Room I (NB01) 17:15 Global histories of science and the book
James Poskett (University of Cambridge)
Room G22/26 (Ground Floor) 17:30 The Archaeology of an Elizabethan Library: Reading Richard Stonley (c.1520-1600)
Dr. Jason Scott-Warren (Gonville & Caius, University of Cambridge)

Richard Stonley, an Elizabethan exchequer official and the first documented reader of Shakespeare, l...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:45 Company numbers: a key resource in tracing businesses and their records.
Alex Ritchie (The National Archives)
Past & Present Room, 202 18:00 JFK's Coup Dilemma: Idealism, Military Regimes, and the Recognition Problem, 1961-1963
Jeff Michaels (KCL)

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

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4 February 2015

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Belgian army officer corps c. 1830-1918
Mario Draper (PhD student, Kent)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 'Morality, and in particular justice': John Rawls and the normative turn in American ethical theory, 1955-1963
Kenzie Bok (Cambridge)
Wolfson Room I (NB01) 17:15 William Hazlitt's Radical Faith
Kevin Gilmartin Hazlitt (Caltech/University of York)
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Dissident domesticity: an ethnographic conceptualist approach to house arrest and diplomatic asylum
Michal Murawski (UCL) and Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll (artist)

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Charles Roach Smith and the Illustrations of Roman London (1859)
Roey Sweet (Leicester)
Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:30 Coinage and the Late Anglo-Saxon 'State'
Rory Naismith (Cambridge)

5 February 2015

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Fighting corruption in the fourteenth century: Perugia and beyond
Guy Geltner (Amsterdam)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 TBA
Laura Sandy (Keele)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 German autumn or Prague Spring? The Empire in fourteenth-century political culture
Len Scales (University of Durham)

Chaired by John Sabapathy

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Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Circular 10/65, comprehensive education, and the hidden legacy of the 1944 Education Act
Professor Gary McCulloch (Institute of Education, University of London)

The Education Act of 1944 is well recognised for the direct and immediate contributions that it made to the...

Room 304 17:30 Karl Marx's method and the study of history
John Foster (University of the West of Scotland)

Chair:  Richard Saville

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Other 18:00 Constructing Post-War Britain: building workers' histories 1950-70
Dr Christine Wall (University of Westminster)

6 February 2015

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Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:30 The development of the writ of 'praemunire facias' during the 14th century
Daniel Gosling (Leeds)

7 February 2015

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 No bookings

 

9 February 2015

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Gian Pietro Carafa and the reform of the Roman Church: concepts, institutions and inquisitions, 1524-1542
Andrea Vanni (York)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Roundtable discussion: Political discourse, state theory and 'English' culture in early modern Ireland
Discussants: Mark Empey (NUI Maynooth), David Heffernan (UC Cork) and Mark Hutchinson (Goettingen)

Commentator: Andrew Hadfield (Sussex and All Souls', Oxford)

NB Papers by the discussants will be p...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 (Comment from Alison Carrol (Brunel), Richard J. Evans (University of Cambridge) and Peter Mandler (University of Cambridge)
Book Launch for The Rise of Heritage: Preserving the Past in France, Germany and England, 1789-1914 by Astrid Swenson (Brunel)

10 February 2015

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Learning to lead: the Admiralty and Pacific exploration in the long 18th century
Katherine Parker (University of Pittsburgh)

11 February 2015

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 'The Writings of Querulous Women': Contraception, Conscience and Clerical Authority in 1960s Britain
Dr Alana Harris (Oxford)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Germaine de Stael and the Politics of Passions, 1789-1796
Biancamaria Fontana (Lausanne)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Refusing the Unconscious? Second Wave Feminism and Psychoanalysis
Elsa Richardson (Queen Mary UL)
Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:30 Bede's World Chronicles: a reappraisal of the 'Chronica Minora'
Maírín MacCarron (Galway)
John S Cohen Room, 203 17:30 John William Colenso, Bishop of Natal, and William Colenso of New Zealand: nineteenth century protestant missionary cousins in conflict with their bishops and colonial governors
Gwilym Colenso (London)

12 February 2015

Venue Time Details
Olga Crisp Room, 102 17:30 Of Hungry Hens and Broken Bones: Gender and Obscene Humour in Sixteenth-Century St. Gallen
Carla Roth (Balliol College, Oxford)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Herbert's Hallways: Navigating the Magical, the Middlebrow and the Domestic in the London Series
Hollie Price (Queen Mary University of London)
Other 17:30 Manchurian Candidates: Brainwashing, the Cold War, and the History of the Psy Professions
Daniel Pick (Professor of History, Birkbeck)

The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre...

13 February 2015

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 The Netherlandishness of 16th and 17th Century British Art: the Case of Cornelius Johnson
Karen Hearn (UCL)
Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:30 The hue and cry in thirteenth-century England
Kenneth Duggan (King’s College)

14 February 2015

Venue Time Details
 No bookings

 

16 February 2015

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Material Effects: Leave-Taking and Rituals of Departure in Preparation for the Fourth Crusade
Anne Lester (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Olga Crisp Room, 102 17:30 Charles Bradlaugh and the First International
Deborah Lavin

17 February 2015

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Jewish Chaplaincy and the British Armed Forces 1892-1919
Jonathan Lewis, (UCL)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 The intellectual circle of Thomas Plume, 1630-1740
Helen Kemp (Essex)
John S Cohen Room, 203 17:15 After the Accident: Disability and Work in British Coalmines, 1880-1948
Dr Mike Mantin (University of Swansea)

When a worker in one of Britain’s notoriously dangerous coalmines met with an accident causing perman...

Wolfson Room I (NB01) 17:15 Retracing Victorian anti-racism: race, class and the network of Anti-Caste's activists
Caroline Bressey (University College London)
Past & Present Room, 202 18:00 Britain and the Muslim World, 1918-1923
Heather Campbell  (QMUL)

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 Sex backwards. Sexology speaks about desire in communist Czechoslovakia
KateĊ™ina Lišková (Masaryk University)

18 February 2015

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Goats mingling with sheep? The British army's use of civilian experts during the First World War
Aimee Fox (PhD student, Birmingham)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Hobbes's fool as 'hostis humani generis'
Max Jaede (St. Andrews)
Wolfson Room I (NB01) 17:15 The Post-Restoration army: 1660-1714
Ralph Thompson (The National Archives)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Selling Paris: The Commerce in Real Estate in the Fin-de-siecle
Alexia Yates (Cambridge)
Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:30 No seminar

19 February 2015

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Privacy and Community: Urban Panning for Mental Health in the American Metropolis, c. 1940-60
Ed Ramsden (QMUL)

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The Rebuilding of the South Bronx in the Late-Twentieth Century
Themis Ch...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Documents as Art: England, France and Iberia, c.1200-1450
Jessica Berenbeim (Magdalen College, Oxford)

Chaired by David Carpenter

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Room 304 17:30 Inventing History: Eric Hobsbaum on Nations and Classes
David Howell (University of York)

Chair:  Richard Saville

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Other 17:30 The Mediterranean and Mediterraneans in global history
David Abulafia (Professor of Mediterranean History, Cambridge) Cyprian Broodbank (Disney Professor of Archaeology, Cambridge) Paolo Luca Bernardini (Professor of History, Bergamo).   Peregrine Horden (Professor in Medieval History, Royal Holloway) chairs the panel. Nick Purcell (Camden Professor of Ancient History, Oxford) will initiate the discussion.   

The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre...

20 February 2015

Venue Time Details
Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:30 The Feckless Gaveston, the Avaricious Isabella, and the Officious Stapeldon: Cornwall's turbulent lordship and the county polity, 1300-1337
Sam Drake (Royal Holloway and Bedford New College)

21 February 2015

Venue Time Details
Other 14:00 TBA
Elodie Duché(Warwick)

 

23 February 2015

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 'Complete knowledge/Entera noticia'. The status of knowledge in the colonial politics of Philip II of Spain
Arndt Brendecke (Munich)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Catholics in Herefordshire, 1605: the Whitsun Riots
Wendy Brogden (Birmingham)

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Under duress? Catholics and sequestration in the 1640s
Eilish Gregory (UC...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:30 Death and violence in Paris during the Algerian War
Sarah Howard (Birkbeck)

24 February 2015

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Travel Writing in the Pre-Railway Age
Nat Alcock (Warwick)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Innovative bureaucracies: medicine in the French and British navies
Erica Charters (University of Oxford)
John S Cohen Room, 203 17:15 Trees and Tweets Project (Title TBC)
Jack Grieve (Aston)

25 February 2015

Venue Time Details
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 A new model of ecumenism: the practice of the Common Good in the partnership of Bishop David Sheppard and Archbishop Derek Worlock
Dr Maria Power (Liverpool)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 TBC
Timothy Hampton (Berkeley)
Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:30 Changing Faces: Media and Materiality in the Early Byzantine Cult of the Virgin
Leslie Brubaker (Birmingham)
John S Cohen Room, 203 17:30 Evangelical agency, the Location Question: Church Missionary Society medical planning 1870s- 1930s
Sara Ebrahimi (University College Dublin)

26 February 2015

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Other 17:30 Global approaches to the Middle Ages
To mark the appearance of the new journal, The Medieval Globe: Chris Wickham (Chichele Professor of Medieval History, Oxford) chairs an interdisciplinary panel: Carol Symes (Associate Professor of History, U. of Illinois) James Barrett (Reader in Medieval Archaeology, Cambridge) Elizabeth Lambourn (Reader in South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies, De Montfort) Nicholas Vincent (Professor of Medieval History, UEA) will reply.    

The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre...

27 February 2015

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Wolfson Conference Suite 09:30 The Gerald Aylmer seminar 2015: Secret histories

Hosted by the Royal Historical Society, the Institute of Historical Research, The National Archives and The...

Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 17:15 Dutch Diplomacy and Trade in Rariteyten: Episodes in the History of Material Culture of the Dutch Republic
Claudia Swan (Northwestern)
Wolfson Room II (NB02) 17:30 Political Spin in Fourteenth Century England? The Reputation of Queen Isabella of France
Laura Slater (York)

28 February 2015

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Wolfson Room I (NB01) 11:30 70 years since the 1945 Attlee Government
Francis Beckett, Ian Birchall, John Newsinger and others

Please note:  this session takes place on a Saturday in Wolfson Room I, and begins at 11:30