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.

Autumn Term 2018
DateSeminar details
1 October
17:15
Round Table: The Untold Histories of South African Cricket
Raf Nicholson (Bournemouth University), Richard Parry (Independent Researcher)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

15 October
17:15
Sarah Mayer, An Englishwoman in Japan: Judo as Propaganda in the 1930s'
Amanda Spenn (University of Wolverhampton)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

29 October
17:15
American tourists in Britain in the 1950s: Archetypes, Prejudices and Realities
John Law (University of Westminster)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

12 November
17:15
The Silverstone Experience and British Motor Sport Heritage
Jean Williams (University of Wolverhampton)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

26 November
17:15
'A festival of self-punishment’: Englishness, British cycling and the Tour de France, 1918-39
Neil Carter (De Montfort University)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

10 December
17:15
“A Game Was More Than A Game” –Sport, Integration and Interwar British Jewry
Dave Dee (De Montfort University)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR