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: Peter Marshall Room 204, 2nd floor, IHR

Time: Thursday, 5.15pm

In the absence of an IHR tearoom, members of the seminar are invited to gather at the RADA cafe on Malet Street from 4.30pm before each seminar.
Following the seminars, everyone will be invited to join us for drinks in a local bar and then for dinner.

Autumn Term 2014
DateSeminar details
2 October The potential for absolutism in early Stuart England

Simon Healy (History of Parliament)


16 October Public ceremony and urban space in civil-war England

Amy Calladine (Nottingham)


30 October Reckless behaviour: tobacco and dissent in Jacobean London

Lauren Working (Durham)


13 November A publique worke for a never dyeing body: re-designing and regulating livery hals in early seventeenth-century London

Jasmine Kilburn-Toppin (V&A)


27 November Family piety and scribal culture: the Gells of Hopton, c.1644-c.1700

Ann Hughes (Keele)


11 December The revolution of 1688-90 in Scotland's towns

Alasdair Raffe (Edinburgh)