History seminars at the IHR

Contemporary British History Seminar

Venue S8.08, Strand Campus, King's College London

Wednesdays  17:00
Convenors: Dr Andrew Blick (KCL); Dr Helen Glew (Westminster); Dr Alana Harris (KCL); Dr Kandiah (KCL); Professor Richard Roberts (KCL); Professor Pat Thane (KCL)

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Dr Kandiah: michael.kandiah@kcl.ac.uk

Autumn Term 2015
DateSeminar details
7 October The career of Irene Ward, MP

Helen Langley (formerly Bodleian Library)

21 October Defeat, deadlock or stalemate - The role of the Security Forces in the Northern Ireland 1994 Peace Process

Tim Hurley (ICBH)

28 October Between America and Europe: Britain, the UN and the Middle East, 1973

Dr Alistair Noble (Air Historical Branch)

11 November "Don't mention the war?"- Public opinion and the portrayal of Germany in British films and literature (1948-1957)

Dr Peter Speiser (Westminster)

25 November The BBC Charter Renewal of 1947: Religious Liberty, Diversity and Experiments with "Controversy"

Hannah Elias (McMaster University)

9 December On Politicians working with Other Politicians

Lord Radice (House of Lords)

Spring Term 2016
DateSeminar details
13 January The career of George N Barnes, Labour politician

Rebecca Wootton (KCL)

27 January Marital Violence in Post-Independence Ireland

Cara Diver (KCL)

10 February John Christie, John Maynard Keynes and the National Council of Music - 1938-44

Howard Webber (KCL)

24 February Women, work and selfhood in postwar Britain

Eve Worth (Oxford)

9 March "Thatcher, Delors and their respective visions of 'Europe'."

Dr Helene von Bismarck (British Scholar Society)

23 March The Married Woman's Right to Earn in early-mid twentieth century Britain

Dr Helen Glew (Westminster)

Summer Term 2016
DateSeminar details
11 May The politics of poverty: the campaigns of CPAG, 1965-2015

Dr Ruth Davidson (KCL)