Parliaments, Politics and People

Venue: Past & Present Room N202, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Tuesdays 17:15

Convenors: Paul Hunneyball (History of Parliament), Robin Eagles (History of Parliament),  Stephen Roberts (History of Parliament), Emma Peplow (History of Parliament), Martin Spychal (History of Parliament).

Spring Term 2017
DateSeminar details
24 January
17:15
The political ideas and parliamentary career of Thomas Scot, regicide, 1645-1660
Alan Marshall (Bath Spa University)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

21 February
17:15
‘A distant and Whiggish country’: The Conservative Party and Scottish elections, 1832–1847
Gary Hutchison (University of Edinburgh)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

7 March
17:15
The importance of character: Spencer Perceval and the early nineteenth century House of Commons
Edward Hicks (University of Oxford (St. Anne’s College))
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

15 March
17:15
Scandalous politics: popular interest in the private lives of the Whig oligarchs
Stewart Tolley (Independent scholar)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

21 March
17:15
Conflicts of interest between the House of Lords and the Crown, c.1603-30
Paul Hunneyball (History of Parliament)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR