History seminars at the IHR

Metropolitan History

Convenors: Professor Matthew Davies, Professor Richard Dennis, Dr Carlos Lopez Galvis, Dr Tom Hulme.

Venue: John S Cohen Room 203, 2nd floor, IHR, unless otherwise stated.

Time: Wednesday, 5.30pm

Archive: previous seminars

Some podcasts from this Seminar are available online

Autumn Term 2015
DateSeminar details
14 October By the banks of the Walbrook - current excavations at the site of the Crossrail Broadgate Ticket Hall

Alison Telfer (Museum of London Archaeology)

28 October Paris under construction: images of a changing city

Jacob Paskins (UCL)

11 November Fellini's `Roma' and the depths of the past in the Eternal City

Nadia Bartolini (Open University)

25 November Civic identity and 'the Octopus': historical pageants on the border of interwar London

Tom Hulme (CMH/IHR)

*Please note that this seminar will take place in Room 113, 26 Bedford Way, UCL (north from Russell Square – 3 minutes walk from the IHR)

9 December The practice of property: The Drapers' Company estate, c. 1540-1640

Sarah Ann Milne (Westminster)

Spring Term 2016
DateSeminar details
20 January 'Richard Smyth of London, 1590-1675: a quiet life in a turbulent century?

Vanessa Harding (Birkbeck)

3 February The City as Phoenix: ruination and recovery in 20th-century Tokyo

Mark Pendleton (Sheffield)

17 February Only a local affair'? Local identities and communities in London's Boer War Carnivals of 1900

Dion Giorgiou (QMUL)

2 March Performing propaganda: music and national identity in Paris and London, 1914-1918

Rachel Moore (Oxford)

16 March Material Methodism, London 1851-1932

Ruth Slatter (UCL)