History seminars at the IHR

Parliaments, Politics and People

Convenors: Robin Eagles (History of Parliament), Paul Hunneyball (History of Parliament), Kathryn Rix (History of Parliament), Stephen Roberts (History of Parliament), Emma Peplow (History of Parliament) 

Venue: Past & Present Room 202, 2nd floor, IHR, North block

Time: Tuesday, 5.15pm

Enquiries should be directed to Paul Hunneyball, at the History of Parliament: p.hunneyball@histparl.ac.uk  

Autumn Term 2015
DateSeminar details
20 October `The dressing of a cucumber': the Scottish Union bill of 1656-7

Patrick Little (History of Parliament Trust)

3 November Parliament ordinances and remonstrances: legislative attacks on executive authority, 1642-46

Victoria Anker (Edinburgh University)

17 November Popular Understandings of Politics: Perspectives from Mass Observation, 1945-1951

Jonathan Moss and Gerry Stoker (Southampton University)

1 December Provincial towns, Parliament and the growth of government in medieval England, 1295-1350

Robin McCallum (Queen’s University, Belfast)

15 December 'I am nothing discuraged to present you with the Parliament newse': parliamentary news, personal interest and political action in north-east Wales, 1640-88

Sarah Ward (IHR)