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.

Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
8 January 'Odd old ends stol'n forth of Holy Writ': Lying with the Bible in Early Modern England

Kevin Killeen (York)


22 January Appointments policy in early Restoration Ireland: the judiciary considered

Coleman Dennehy (UCD / UCL)


5 February Protestant Ireland and the creation of the Restoration settlement, 1655-65

Neil Johnston (UCD)


19 February Burning things politically in late seventeenth-century London

Elaine Tierney (V&A)


26 February Fighting objects, winning souls: aspects of religious violence in the 1641 Irish Rebellion

Joan Redmond (Cambridge)

Please note:  this session takes place in the John S Cohen Room, 203


5 March Martin Clifford's A Treatise of Humane Reason (1674), and the paradox of religious rationalism

Catie Gill (Loughbourough)


19 March 'Mints in remote parts': the geography of the Great Recoinage, 1695-99

Mara Caden (Yale)