History of Education

Venue: Past and Present Room N202, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated

Time: Thursdays 17:30

Convenors: Gary McCulloch (Institute of Education, University of London), Dr Georgina Brewis (Institute of Education, University of London)

Autumn Term 2016
DateSeminar details
6 October
17:30
All bad, all vulgar, all trash: Girls’ school stories as sources for the history of education
Stephanie Spencer (University of Winchester)
IHR North American History Room, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

3 November
17:30
The origins of higher learning and the modern development of universities:
Roy Lowe, Yoshi Yasuhara
IHR North American History Room, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

1 December
17:15
Struggles for a Past: history, migration and memory
Kevin Myers (University of Birmingham)
IHR North American History Room, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Spring Term 2017
DateSeminar details
2 February
17:30
A hot drink and a sandwich’: the School Meals Service’s plans for nuclear war 1945 – 1963
John Preston (University of East London)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

2 March
17:15
The Inspiration of Germany in the founding of English Universities in the 19th Century
Jill Pellew
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Summer Term 2017
DateSeminar details
4 May
17:30
The “Mad Hatter’s” adventures in education:
Amy Palmer (University of Roehampton)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU