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

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.




Summer Term 2015
DateSeminar details
6 May Legacies of British Slave-Ownership in the Long Eighteenth Century

Nick Draper (University College London)

Please note: this seminar is held in the Torrington Room, 104 (South Block), Senate House.

20 May Becoming Disabled: Narrative, Emotion and Identity in Eighteenth-Century England

David Turner (Swansea University)

Please note: this seminar is held in the Bloomsbury Room, G35 (South Block), Senate House.

3 June 'At first nothing could be more shocking': the Impact of the Act for Burying in Woollen

Alice Dolan (University of Hertfordshire)

Followed by Seminar Summer Party in the sunken garden off Malet Street, WC1 - entrance via main gates, opposite Senate House. In the event of inclement weather, a room inside Senate House will be available.

17 June Neoclassicism and Florentine Freemasonry

Jason Kelly (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis)