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.

Spring Term 2016
DateSeminar details
14 January "They agree not in opinion among themselves": two kingdom theory, Erastianism and the Westminster Assembly debate on church and state, c.1641-1648

Elliot Vernon


28 January '"Religion's a politic law": Hobbes and anticlerical verse satire in the Restoration, c.1660-1680'

Justin Champion (RHUL)


11 February When is a skimmington not a skimmington? The shaming of the vicar of Waterbeach, 1602

Brian Weiser (Metropolitan State College of Denver)


25 February Distinguished guests and Stuart foreign policy relations: the Duchesse de Chevreuse and Marie de Medicis at the Court of Charles I, 1638-1641

Sara Wolfson (Canterbury Christchurch)


10 March Mysticism and Catholicism in late Stuart England

Liam Temple (Northumbria)