Modern British History

Venue: Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

Time: Thursdays 17:30

Convenors: Matthew Cragoe (Lincoln), David Edgerton (King's), David Feldman (Birkbeck), Roland Quinault (IHR),  Paul Readman (King's College),  Emily Robinson (Sussex),  Frank Trentmann (Birkbeck),  Natalie Thomlinson (Reading), Lise Butler (City University).

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
11 January
18:00
Modern British History Reading Group, Sociall at John Russell pub by the British Library
John Russell pub

25 January
17:15
‘Moral Campaigns and Conservative Bodies in late Twentieth Century Britain’
Chris Moores
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

8 February
17:15
Modern British History Reading Group, The Past in Contemporary Britain
Patrick Wright
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

22 February
17:15
"Where colonial asylum provision met constitutional law: imperial liberalism in post-emancipation Jamaica"
Christienna Fryar
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

8 March
17:15
Modern British History Reading Group, Enoch Powell and the Making of Postcolonial Britain
Camilla Schofield
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

Summer Term 2018
DateSeminar details
26 April
17:15
'Text Mining Modern British Social and Political History. A presentation of computerised linguistic analysis techniques applied to Victorian electioneering, postwar Women MPs' speeches, and interwar public health reports'
Luke Blaxill
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

10 May
17:15
The secret of efficiency? Patronage, Innovation, and the British Army in the Era of the First World War
Aimée Fox
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR