History seminars at the IHR

Metropolitan History

Convenors: Dr Matthew Davies, Dr Richard Dennis, Dr Carlos Lopez Galvis 

Venue: John S Cohen Room 203, 2nd floor, IHR

Time: Wednesday, 5.30pm

Archive: previous seminars

Some podcasts from this Seminar are available online

Autumn Term 2014
DateSeminar details
1 October Arnold Fitz Thedmar: an early London chronicler

Ian Stone (KCL)


15 October Re-fashioning a Marylebone slum: The Eliza Armstrong Case and the late-nineteenth-century social housing crisis

Jane Jordan (Kingston University)


29 October Metropolitan London Elections 1700-1832: Proto-Democracy in Action

Penelope J. Corfield (Royal Holloway, University of London and Newcastle University) and Edmund Green (Newcastle University)

Joint seminar with the ‘British History  in the Long 18th Century’ taking place in the Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR


12 November The Christopher Boone almshouse charity in Lee: the restoration of a seventeenth century chapel and a study of poor relief in the Blackheath Hundred

Charlie Mackeith (Director, Research Design Architecture Ltd)


26 November Idealising the Early Modern City: Festival Design in Theory and Practice in Late Seventeenth-Century London and Paris

Elaine Tierney (V&A)


10 December West End girls and East End boys: the Survey of London's current research

Colin Thom (Survey of London, UCL)