British History in the Long 18th Century

Sponsored by Mark Storey

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 convenor Sally Holloway (Historic Royal Palaces); and PhD student convenor Joseph Cozens (University of Essex)

Seminar Administrator: Gillian Williamson (

Spring Term 2017
DateSeminar details
18 January
The Clergy and Print in Eighteenth-Century England
Jamie Latham (University of Cambridge)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

1 February
Scottish Artisans “in and out” of London and the Shaping of the Craft Economy, c.1750-1830
Stana Nenadic (University of Edinburgh)
Room 243, Second Floor

15 February
An Outdated Impulse? British Family Identity and Genealogical Knowledge in the Eighteenth Century
Stéphane Jettot (University of Paris-Sorbonne)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

1 March
The Business of Wallpaper: The English Wallpaper Trade in the Long Eighteenth Century
Philippa Mapes (University of Leicester)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

15 March
Scandalous Politics: Popular Interest in the Private Lives of the Whig Oligarchs
Stewart Tolley (Independent scholar)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

22 March
Tracking The Lady and the Blackamoor: Ballad Song, Image, and Publics, 1570-1789
Patricia Fumerton (University of California Santa Barbara)