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, or as otherwise indicated in the programme, below.

Time: Thursday, 5.15pm

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

Summer Term 2015
DateSeminar details
7 May Making the imperial state: from the Board of Trade to the War of Jenkin's Ear

Steve Pincus (Yale)


21 May Manuscript, print and the conventions of 'brotherly' controversy in England and New England, c.1636-1643

Amy Tan (Vanderbilt)


28 May Truth brought to light: the Black Legend of the House of Stuart, 1650-51

Thomas Cogswell (University of California Riverside)

Venue: Room 304, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House


4 June The now king of England: conscience, duty and the death of Charles

Sean Kelsey (University of Buckingham)


18 June Speaking like martyrs in a London parish: the case of Thomas Swadlin

Isaac Stephens (Saginaw Valley State University)