Women's History

Venue: Pollard Room N301, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Fridays 17:15

Convenors: Kelly Boyd (IHR), Anna Davin, Lucy Delap (ICBH/KCL), Amy Erickson (Cambridge), Laura Gowing (KCL), Clare Midgley (Sheffield Hallam University), Janet Nelson (KCL), Krisztina Robert (Roehampton), Pat Thane (ICBH/KCL), Cornelie Usborne (IHR/Roehampton), Alana Harris (KCL) and Imaobang Umoren (LSE).

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
6 October
17:15
Rights, Education, and Empowerment: Fashioning ‘feminist technologies’ and a New Dalit Womanhood in Colonial Western India, 1848-1947
Shailaja Paik (University of Cincinnati)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

20 October
17:15
Domestic Subversions: Resistance and Affective Labour in the Settler Colonial Nation
Victoria Haskins (University of Newcastle, Australia)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

3 November
17:15
Space Invaders: Official and patriarchal authority in England, 1660-1750
Jonah Miller (King's College London)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

17 November
17:15
Two Bodies or One? Conceptualisations of Women in English Pro-Life Discourse, 1967-92
Livi De (Royal Holloway)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

1 December
17:15
Fans and Fanny Burney: Hidden Manufacturing in 18th-Century London
Amy Erickson (Cambridge)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
12 January
17:15
Gender, Performance and the Maharaja: Cultural Politics of the Sikh State at Lahore
Radha Kapuria (KCL)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

26 January
17:15
Making Catherine Great: The Making of a Political Celebrity in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Ruth Dawson (University of Hawaii at Mamoa)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

9 February
17:15
Women's Money Management in Eighteenth and Nineteenth-century Glasgow
Catriona Macleod (Glasgow)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

23 February
17:15
Emotional culture and relations with women in rural Edwardian England
Hera Cook (Otago)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

9 March
17:30
Dear Norah, why did you take my letter the wrong way, it was not intended to hurt or corrupt…’: Danger, desire and patriotic femininity in Britain during WW2
Alison Twells (Sheffield Hallam)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR