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 convenors Joseph Cozens (University of Essex) and Robert Rock (University of Hertfordshire).
Seminar administrator: Gillian Williamson(firstname.lastname@example.org)
Contacts: For offers of papers/panels in 2015-16, please contact Penelope J. Corfield (email@example.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://historyspot.org.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.
Trust the People: The English Approach to Arming and Training the "Mob" for Home Defence, 1779-1805
Margaret Bird (Royal Holloway, London University)
Venue: Bedford Room G37, Ground floor, South block, Senate House at 17:30
Defining the "Underworld" over Time: Space, Place and Constructions of Criminality
Heather Shore (Leeds Metropolitan University)
Northern Lights and Welsh Peasants: New Perspectives on the Late Hanoverian Clergy
Sara Slinn (University of Lincoln)
Venue: Room SH349, 3rd floor, South block, Senate House
Showcasing New Postgraduate Talent - Lightning Talks
Entertainment and Edification: Changes in Childhood Pastimes in Georgian England
PANEL: Mary-Clare Martin (University of Greenwich); Alan Powers (New York University - London); Adrian Seville (City University, London)
Venue: Room SH243, 2nd floor, Senate House, South block