History of Education

Time: Thursdays 17:30

Convenors: Gary McCulloch (UCL Institute of Education) and Georgina Brewis (UCL Institute of Education)

Venue: Institute of Historical Research, rooms listed below:

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
5 October
17:30
The secret history of Brian Simon
Gary McCulloch (UCL Institute of Education)
Room 642, UCL Institute of Education, University College London, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL

2 November
17:30
From architectural planning to organic change: Mrs Thatcher and the abolition of the colleges of education revisited
Robin Simmons (University of Huddersfield)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

7 December
17:30
‘Narratives of Crisis – 1980s education policy and the ideas behind the CTCs’
Elizabeth Bailey (University of Birmingham)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
1 February
17:30
‘Toward a transnational history of the English Public Schools’
Petter Sandgren (Stockholm University)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

1 March
17:30
‘British ex-Service students and the rebuilding of Europe, 1919–1926’
Georgina Brewis (UCL), Sarah Hellawell (Northumbria University), Daniel Laqua (Northumbria University)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

Summer Term 2018
DateSeminar details
3 May
17:30
British Government policy on the teaching and learning of Chinese
Tinghe Jin (Durham University)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

7 June
17:30
‘Education, poverty and health in south Wales during the interwar years’
Russell Grigg (Freelance education consultant)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR