Education in the Long 18th Century

Venue: Room N304, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated

Time: Saturdays 14:00

Convenors: Michèle Cohen (UCL Institute of Education & RAIUL), Mary Clare Martin (Greenwich), Mark Burden (Bristol)

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
30 September
14:00
William Godwin on Book, Bodies and the Cultural Work of Literature.
Louise McCray
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

7 October
14:00
Composition good - as apple tart: school magazine production as a form of education, 1826-1875.
Catherine Sloan
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

4 November
14:00
"Catechising at home, 1740-1870: instruction, communication and denomination"
Mary Clare Martin
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

2 December
14:00
What good I may do in the world will have been in consequence of their teaching: Leam House girls' boarding school, Warwickshire in the 1830s-40s and its influence on Bessie Rayner Parkes, women's rights campaigner and author of Remarks on the Education of Girls (1854).
Debbie Parker-Kinch
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
13 January
14:00
The glory of the age we live in’: Christian Education and Philanthropy: Eighteenth-Century London Charity Schools
William Jacob
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

17 February
14:00
Wonder in the quotidian: Lessons from Barbauld in late-eighteenth century British conversational primers
Jessica Lim
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

17 March
14:00
Education and the Idea of Development in Rousseau and Thomas Day.
Gavin Budge
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

Summer Term 2018
DateSeminar details
21 April
14:00
The extracurricular economy in early modern England.
John Gallagher
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

19 May
14:00
Eighteenth-century Arts Education Research Network (EAERN): Using Historic Educational Works
Brianna E Robertson-Kirkland (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

16 June
14:00
Cambridge University, the ‘Latitude-Men’, and the Early Enlightenment: Platonism and its Influence (1640-1760)
Mark Burden (University of Bristol), David Leech (University of Bristol), Marilyn Lewis (University of Bristol)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR