History seminars at the IHR

British History in the 17th Century

Convenors: Dr Jason Peacey (UCL): Dr Laura Stewart (Birkbeck): Professor Justin Champion (RHUL): Dr Ariel Hessayon (Goldsmiths)

Venue: Pollard Room N301, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Thursday, 5.15pm

Following the seminars, everyone will be invited to join us for drinks in a local bar and then for dinner.

Autumn Term 2015
DateSeminar details
8 October 'The Huguenots in later Stuart Britain'

Robin Gwynn (Massey)

22 October `Enthusiasm revived: the case of the French prophets in late Stuart England'

Lionel Laborie (Goldsmiths)


Venue: Pollard Room N301 (IHR)

5 November "If this be not represented, all your laws will signify nothing": politics and the lapse of licensing in 1679'

Mike Cressy (Durham)

19 November "I was no master of this work, but a servant to it"? William Laud, Charles I and the making of Scottish ecclesiastical policy, 1634-6'

Leonie James (Kent)

3 December "That soft pernicious tenderness that restrains the hand of justice": elite and popular attitudes to currency crime in the financial revolution

David Blaazer (Canberra)

17 December "They want the assistance of all charitable people": Transnational lobbying and English aid for foreign Protestants, 1690-1697'

Catherine Arnold (Yale)