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).

Summer Term 2018
DateSeminar details
17 April
17:15
The Victorian palace of science: scientific knowledge and the building of the Houses of Parliament
Edward Gillin (Trinity College, Cambridge)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

8 May
17:15
What happened at Westminster? Men, women and the Representation of the People Act 1918
Mari Takayanagi (Parliamentary Archives)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

15 May
17:15
Ex-servicemen and the Liberal Party: the Great War generation and the electoral and parliamentary politics of the 1920s
Matthew Johnson (Durham University)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

29 May
17:15
Remaking the Old Palace of Westminster: politics and St Stephen’s cloisters, 1512-1660
Elizabeth Biggs (University of York), Elizabeth Hallam Smith (University of York and Houses of Parliament)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

12 June
17:15
“Ready for public use on all occasions”: the politics of parliamentary record keeping in the English revolution
Kate Peters (Murray Edwards College, Cambridge)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR