British History in the Long 18th Century

Sponsored by Mark Storey and Carey Karmel

Venue: Pollard Room N301, IHR,  North block, Senate House

Time: Wednesdays 17:15

Convenors: Arthur Burns (King’s College London), Penelope J. Corfield (Royal Holloway, London); Margot Finn (University College London) Amanda Goodrich (Open University), Tim Hitchcock (University of Sussex), Sarah Lloyd (University of Hertfordshire), with post-doctoral reps Joseph Cozens (University of Essex), Sally Holloway (Richmond University), Gillian Williamson (Independent Scholar), and pg representative Miranda Reading (King's College, London).

Seminar Administrator: Gillian Williamson (gswilliamson@virginmedia.com)

Après-seminar: All are warmly invited to drinks/dinner at local restaurant, with pegged charge of £15 for postgrads + immediate postdocs.

Contacts: For offers of papers/panels, please contact Penelope J. Corfield (p.corfield@btconnect.com). For other enquiries, please contact Gillian Williamson or Penelope Corfield (email addresses above).

Summer Term 2018
DateSeminar details
25 April
17:15
‘Pauper Inventories and the Nature of Poor Relief in England, c.1670-1834’
Joseph Harley (University of Derby)
Room G7, Brunswick Room Ground Floor

9 May
17:15
‘A Dragoon State? Soldiers and Riot-Control in England, c.1780-1829’
Joe Cozens (University of Essex)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

23 May
17:15
‘Medical Education and Provincial Identity in Manchester, 1750-1850’
Alice Marples (University of Manchester)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

6 June
17:15
‘Hat-Honour, Curtseys and Handshakes: Changing Styles of Interpersonal Greetings in the Long Eighteenth Century’
Penelope J. Corfield (Royal Holloway, University of London)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR