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(email@example.com)
For general enquiries about the seminar please contact Gillian Williamson or Penelope Corfield on firstname.lastname@example.org . 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
'This shall control the Female Pow'r/And fix the British Crown secure': Women, politics and the 1723 oaths to George I
Edward Vallance (University of Roehampton)
Metropolitan London Elections 1700-1832: Proto-Democracy in Action
Panel; Penelope Corfield (Royal Holloway, University of London) and Edmund Green (Newcastle University);
Joint Seminar with Metropolitan History Seminar
'Lightning Talks' 3 minute presentations by early PhD students
Digital Humanities Project, 'Mapping Eighteenth-Century Tourism in the English Lakes'
Ian Gregory and Chris Donaldson (Lancaster University)
Joint Seminar with Digital History Seminar
Rabbits, Whigs and Hunters: Rethinking Mary Toft's Monstrous Births of 1726
Karen Harvey (University of Sheffield)
Material wealth or material poverty? A regional study of the material lives of the poor, c.1670-1834
Joe Harley (University of Leicester)
William Hazlitt's Radical Faith
Kevin Gilmartin Hazlitt (Caltech/University of York)
The Post-Restoration army: 1660-1714
Ralph Thompson (The National Archives)
Exhibiting the Eighteenth Century
Joanna Marschner (Historic Royal Palaces), Moira Goff (The Garrick Club)
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.
Disordered London? The view from Rosemary Lane
Janice Turner (University of Hertfordshire)