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.

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
15 January
17:30
Class, Religion, Austerity? Revisiting Family Religious Cultures, Sociability and Entertainment, 1740–1870
Mary Clare Martin (University of Greenwich)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

29 January
17:30
‘Needless to Say, It Did Not Get First Prize!’: Local, Suburban and Class Identities in the Ilford Carnival, 1905–1914
Dion Georgiou (King’s College London/University of Kent)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

12 February
17:30
Television, Taste and Home Decor: Putting Leisure on Display in the British Home, 1945–1975
Emily Rees (University of Nottingham)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

26 February
17:30
The Chequered History of a Parisian Monument: Remembering Frantz Reichel, Athlete and Journalist
Geoff Levett (De Montfort University)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

12 March
17:30
‘This Is Our Town, Forged from Steel’: Deindustrialisation and Football in Scotland
Andy Clarke (Newcastle University)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR