History seminars at the IHR

Contemporary British History Seminar

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

Wednesdays  17:00
Convenors: Dr Blick (KCL); Dr Glew (Westminster); Dr Harris (KCL); Dr Kandiah (KCL); Professor Roberts (KCL); Professor Thane (KCL)

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

Helen Langley (formerly Bodleian Library)


21 October British policy in Northern Ireland

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 Title to be confirmed

Howard Webber (KCL)


24 February Title to be confirmed

Eve Worth (Oxford)


9 March Thatcher, Delores 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)