British History in the 17th Century

Sponsored by the Conrad & Elizabeth Russell Fund

Venue: Pollard Room N301, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Thursdays 17:15

Convenors: Jason Peacey (UCL), Laura Stewart (York), Justin Champion (RHUL), Ariel Hessayon (Goldsmiths), Alex Barber (Durham), Joel Halcomb (UEA), Joan Redmond (KCL), Tim Reinke-Williams (Northampton).

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
18 January
17:15
Rethinking early Quakerism and its origins
Ariel Hessayon (Goldsmiths)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

1 February
17:15
The king touches you, God heals you”: Using printed images to compare the royal touch ceremonies of seventeenth-century England and France
Stephen Brogan (RHUL)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

15 February
17:15
Evil counsellors, Popish plots, and the origins of parliamentarian sexual libel, 1640-4
Samuel Fullerton (UC Riverside)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

1 March
17:15
‘London, Locke, and 1690s Provisions for the Poor in Context: Beggars, Sailors, Spinners and Slaves; Workhouses, Wars, Coins and Companies; England, Ireland, Scotland and the Caribbean’
John Marshall (Johns Hopkins)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

15 March
17:15
From captives to servants: the contract labour of prisoners of war in the 1650s
Sonia Tycko (Harvard)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR