History seminars at the IHR

British History in the Long 18th Century

Sponsored by Mark Storey

Convenors: Arthur Burns (KCL), Penelope J. Corfield (RHUL), Amanda Goodrich (OU), Leonie Hannan (UCL), Tim Hitchcock (Hertfordshire), Sarah Lloyd (Hertfordshire),  Sally Holloway (Historic Royal Palaces) (post-doc convenor); Joseph Cozens (University of Essex) and Robert Rock (University of Hertfordshire) (PhD student convenors).

Seminar administrator: Gillian Williamson(gswilliamson@virginmedia.com)

For general enquiries about the seminar please contact Gillian Williamson or Penelope Corfield on p.corfield@btconnect.com . If you wish to give a paper at the seminar please contact Amanda Goodrich on Amanda.Goodrich@open.ac.uk. 

Venue: Wolfson Room I unless otherwise stated.

Time: Wednesday, 5.15pm

Podcasts available on-line: http://historyspot.org.uk/podcasts/british-history-long-18th-century


Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
21 January Material wealth or material poverty? A regional study of the material lives of the poor, c.1670-1834

Joe Harley (University of Leicester)

4 February William Hazlitt's Radical Faith

Kevin Gilmartin Hazlitt (Caltech/University of York)

18 February The Post-Restoration army: 1660-1714

Ralph Thompson (The National Archives)

11 March Exhibiting the Eighteenth Century

Joanna Marschner (Historic Royal Palaces), Moira Goff (The Garrick Club), Alex Werner (Museum of London)

Joint Seminar with QMUL Centre for Eighteenth-Century

Please Note:  this seminar will take place in the Clore Learning Centre at Kensington Palace 5.15 p.m and will be followed by drinks. Please contact gswilliamson@virginmedia.com to book.

18 March Disordered London? The view from Rosemary Lane

Janice Turner (University of Hertfordshire)