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: Room G21A, Senate House, South block, Ground floor, unless otherwise stated

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: female voices of authority in Parliament, c.1620-40

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)