Sport and Leisure History

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

Time: Mondays 17:15

Convenors: Dr Peter Catterall (University of Westminster), Dr Geoffrey Levett (Birkbeck, University of London), Rafaelle Nicholson (Queen Mary), Dion Georgiou (Queen Mary, University of London), Dr Huw Richards (London College of Communication)

The Sport and Leisure History Seminar is organised by the London Branch of the British Society of Sports History South of England Sport and Leisure History Network (BSSH South). If you would like to find out more about BSSH South, be added to the network mailing list, or enquire about giving a paper at the seminar, please email us at bsshlondon@gmail.com.

Summer Term 2017
DateSeminar details
24 April
17:15
Imperial Pride and Admiration for America in ‘Modern wonder’ Discourse in Britain in the Late 1930s
John Law (University of Westminster)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR

22 May
17:15
More than a Game? Mobutu, Sport and Zairian Identity, 1965–1974
Conor Heffernan (Trinity College Dublin)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR

5 June
17:15
Imperial Wanderers: Cricket Tours in the High Noon of Empire, c. 1890–1914
Prashant Kidambi (University of Leicester)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR

19 June
17:15
The Merci Train: Post-War France in 52,000 Objects
Ludivine Broch (University of Westminster)
IHR John S Cohen Room, N203, Second Floor, IHR