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(gswilliamson@virginmedia.com)

Contacts: For offers of papers/panels in 2015-16, please contact Penelope J. Corfield (p.corfield@btconnect.com). 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.


Summer Term 2016
DateSeminar details
4 May Free Speech in Eighteenth-Century England

Faramerz Dabhoiwala (Exeter College, University of Oxford)

18 May Rough Diamonds: William Hutton of Birmingham and his Social Networks, 1720-1820

Susan Whyman (Princeton & Oxford)

1 June "The Idea of a Measurable Space": Joseph Priestley's 1765 Chart of Biography

Stephen Boyd Davis (Royal College of Art)

15 June Sex and the Church

Joanne Begiato (Oxford Brookes University) and William Gibson (Oxford Brookes University)

This seminar will take place at 5.30pm at the Spaghetti House, Goodge St., London W1T 2PQ. It will be preceded by an end-of-year reception (no cost), and followed by dinner at a pegged price of £10. Please contact Gillian Williamson on gswilliamson@virginmedia.com for details.