Studies of Home

Venue: Venue: North American History Room, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Wednesdays 17:30

Convenors: Alison Blunt (QMUL) and Eleanor John (The Geffrye - Museum of the Home), Casper Laing Ebbensgaard (QMUL)

Co-Convenors: Victor Buchli (UCL), Jane Hamlett (RHUL), Sara Pennell (Greenwich)

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
4 October
17:30
‘At Home in the Metropole: Reading Domesticity in Contemporary Migration Fiction in Britain’
Lucinda Newns (Queen Mary University of London)
IHR Professor Olga Crisp Room, N102, First Floor, IHR

1 November
17:30
‘Street Play, Dark Stairs and Georgian Beds: Making the Tenement Museum Dublin Project’
Ellen Rowley (University College Dublin)
IHR Professor Olga Crisp Room, N102, First Floor, IHR

6 December
17:30
Enchanting the Ordinary: Household Christmas Light Displays’
Steve Millington (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Geffrye Museum of the Home 136 Kingsland Road London E2 8EA

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
10 January
17:30
‘Home-Work Assemblages: Working in Other People’s Homes and the Home as An Entrepreneurial Space’
Darja Reuschke (University of Southampton), Annabelle Wilkins (University of Southampton)
IHR Professor Olga Crisp Room, N102, First Floor, IHR

7 February
17:30
‘Illuminating Homely Atmospheres’
Mikkel Bille (Roskilde University)
IHR Professor Olga Crisp Room, N102, First Floor, IHR

7 March
17:30
‘Georges Perec’s Daily Space(s) in the Era of ‘Aménagement’: Species of Spaces and Town Planning Circa 1974’
Anna-Louise Milne (University of London Institute in Paris)
IHR Professor Olga Crisp Room, N102, First Floor, IHR

Summer Term 2018
DateSeminar details
2 May
17:30
‘The Egg-Box: “Make do” Beds in the Working-Class Home, 1850-1914’
Vicky Holmes (Queen Mary University of London)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

6 June
17:30
‘Pets in the Home in England and Wales, 1837-1955’
Jane Hamlett (Royal Holloway University of London)
IHR Professor Olga Crisp Room, N102, First Floor, IHR