Sport and Leisure History

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

Time: Mondays 17:30

Convenors: Peter Catterall (University of Westminster), Geoffrey Levett (Birkbeck, University of London), Rafaelle Nicholson (Queen Mary), Dion Georgiou (Queen Mary, University of London), 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 2018
DateSeminar details
16 April
17:30
Sport, Training and Leadership in the British Army in the First World War
Gary Sheffield (University of Wolverhampton)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

30 April
17:30
‘Officer-Men’ and ‘Boers-in-Arms’: Masculinities, Manliness and Manhood in the South African War (1899-1902)
Amelia Clegg (Birkbeck College, University of London)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

14 May
17:30
The Crowd Still Roared: Sport and the BBC in Wartime Britain, 1939-45
Matt Taylor (De Montfort University)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

11 June
17:30
‘Fighting Fit’: Sport in the Royal Dockyard
Melanie Bassett (University of Portsmouth)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

25 June
17:30
Parade Ground and Playing Field: The Central Role of Sport in Nineteenth Century Military Periodicals
Melanie Bassett (University of Portsmouth)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR