History seminars at the IHR

Modern British History

Convenors:   Professor Matthew Cragoe (Lincoln), Professor David Edgerton (King's), Dr David Feldman (Birkbeck), Dr Roland Quinault (IHR), Dr Paul Readman (King's College), Emily Robinson (Sussex), Professor Frank Trentmann (Birkbeck), Dr Robert Saunders (QMUL)

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Mr Brian Wallace (King's) brian.wallace@kcl.ac.uk

Venue:   Peter Marshall Room N204, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated

Time: Thursday, 5.15pm

Spring Term 2016
DateSeminar details
21 January John Morley's Life of Gladstone and the art of biography

Dr Roland Quinault (IHR)

Venue: South Block, Senate House, 2nd Floor, Room SH246

4 February Thinking about Conservatism, 1885-1914

Dr Emily Jones (Cambridge)

18 February 1. "Imperial Pilgrims" 2. "The 'cultural afterlife' of murder"


Imperial Pilgrims: The Indian Rebellion and the Victorian Tourist Trail

PhD session with Brian Wallace (King's)


The 'cultural afterlife' of murder: cases, places and spaces in twentieth-century London

Alexa Neale (Sussex)  

3 March Driving the Motor City: The Experience of Automobility in Birmingham, 1955-1980

Prof Simon Gunn (Leicester)

17 March 'Nobody could say our heart was not in the right place': Barbara Castle, the Labour Party and the Morality of Aid and Development

Dr Charlotte Riley (Southampton)