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

Autumn Term 2015
DateSeminar details
1 October The politics of modernization in the Labour Party in the 1980s

The Hon Dr Tristram Hunt MP (QMUL)

Labour Elites and Pressures for Party Reform: Back to the Future?
Jake Watts (Sussex)

Venue: Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House

15 October "We actually run ourselves": Workplace culture, informal democracy and the meaning of work in Britain's car factories, 1964-1977

Jack Saunders

29 October Teaching the Eighties - Collaboration and digital pedagogy

Dr Lucy Robinson (Sussex) and Dr Robert Saunders (QMUL)

12 November 'Sex in the Maltese Position: Dr Letitia Fairfield and Catholic Attitudes to Contraception in the interwar period'

Dr Alana Harris (King's)

26 November E.E. Fournier d'Albe and intellectual pluralism in the early twentieth century

PhD student session with Ian Stewart (LSE)

I will resign if suffrage sex wars come into it': Suffrage tensions in the Women's Guild of Arts, c. 1890-1922
Zoë Thomas (RHUL)

10 December The Revd William Charles Cotton, 1813-79: The Wild Colonial Boy?

Dr Mary Clare Martin (Greenwich)