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 204, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House.  9 October in the Wolfson Conference Suite, in the basement

Time: Thursday, 5.15pm

Autumn Term 2014
DateSeminar details
9 October Magna Carta and the Victorians

Prof Miles Taylor (York)

Please note:  this session, a valedictory lecture by Professor Taylor, will be held in the Wolfson Conference Suite, in the basement

23 October 'Nobler imaginings and mightier struggles': Octavia Hill and the remaking of British society

Dr Elizabeth Baigent (Oxford)

6 November 'A Nation of Town Criers': Municipal Publicity and Urban Citizenship in Interwar Britain

Dr Tom Hulme (King’s)

20 November Roundtable on Dr Selina Todd's recent book,
The People: The Rise and Fall of the Working Class, 1910-2010

with Dr Ruth Percy (Ruskin Oxford) and Prof Carolyn Steedman (Warwick)

Venue: IALS Conference Room, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5DR

4 December PhD student session
'No Haussmanns or Emperors Here': Kingsway, Aldwych and London's Progressive Pageant

John Ingram (King's)
From Courtesy Cops to TechnoCops: The RAF, the Metropolitan Police and Technological Policing in Interwar Britain
Ben Taylor (King’s: CHoSTM)

18 December Conceptualizing social justice in 1936: Ellen Wilkinson, unemployment, anti-fascism and women's rights
Dr Laura Beers (Birmingham)