History seminars at the IHR
British History in the Long 18th Century
Sponsored by Mark Storey
Convenors: Arthur Burns (King’s College London); Penelope J. Corfield (Royal Holloway, London); Margot Finn (University College London) Amanda Goodrich (Open University); Tim Hitchcock (University of Sussex); Sarah Lloyd (University of Hertfordshire); with post-doctoral convenor Sally Holloway (Historic Royal Palaces); and PhD student convenor Joseph Cozens (University of Essex)
Seminar administrator: Gillian Williamson(email@example.com)
Contacts: For offers of papers/panels in 2015-16, please contact Penelope J. Corfield (firstname.lastname@example.org). For all other enquiries, please contact either Gillian Williamson or Penelope Corfield (email addresses as above).
Venue: Wolfson Room I unless otherwise stated.
Time: Wednesday, 5.15pm
Podcasts available on-line: http://www.history.ac.uk/podcasts/british-history-long-18th-century
Après-seminar: All are warmly invited to drinks/dinner at local restaurant, with pegged charge of £15 per head for postgrads and immediate postdocs.
Free Speech in Eighteenth-Century England
Faramerz Dabhoiwala (Exeter College, University of Oxford)
Rough Diamonds: William Hutton of Birmingham and his Social Networks, 1720-1820
Susan Whyman (Princeton & Oxford)
"The Idea of a Measurable Space": Joseph Priestley's 1765 Chart of Biography
Stephen Boyd Davis (Royal College of Art)
Sex and the Church
Joanne Begiato (Oxford Brookes University) and William Gibson (Oxford Brookes University)
This seminar will be preceded by a special end-of-year reception and followed by dinner (details/venue to follow)