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  

Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
27 January Electoral politics in an age of uncertainty: the case of 'Winchester Man' 1830-1880

Richard Aldous (University of Winchester)

10 February 'One of the best men of business we had ever met': Thomas Drummond, the boundary commission and the 1832 Reform Act

Martin Spychal (IHR/History of Parliament Trust)

24 February The uses of a parliamentary diary in the making of a royalist: the case of Henry Townshend of Worcestershire, 1640-3

Stephen Roberts (History of Parliament Trust)

10 March Contested spaces: temporary houses of Parliament and government, 1834-52

Rebekah Moore (IHR/History of Parliament Trust)

24 March Magna Carta: law, liberty and myth

Alexander Lock (British Library)