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 2014
DateSeminar details
7 October Crafting empire: English republicanism and parliamentary policy, 1647-1660

Jennifer Wells (Brown University)

21 October Popular politics: the friendly match between sport and politics in the Netherlands, c.1960-1980s

Harm Kaal (Nijmegen)

4 November Litigation, agency and oligarchy: the impact of the Lords as 'High Court', 1689-1720

Philip Loft (University College, London)

18 November The widow's peak: early Stuart female voices of authority in Parliament

Alice Ferron (University College, London)

2 December MPs in their own words: the History of Parliament's oral history project

Priscila Pivatto and Emma Peplow (History of Parliament Trust)

16 December Influencing Parliament in fifteenth-century England: some observations on 'The Libelle of Englyshe Polycye'

Eliza Hartrich (Magdalen College, Oxford)