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  

Summer Term 2015
DateSeminar details
12 May Common petitions; Commons' petitions; whose petitions? The supplicatory discourse of Parliament, c.1340-1450

Gwilym Dodd (University of Nottingham)

26 May Popular politics before democracy: the culture of petitioning in Manchester, 1780-1914

Henry Miller (University of Manchester)

9 June From the grassroots: an oral history of community politics in Devon

Kayleigh Milden (History of Parliament Trust)

23 June The idea of Whiggism in mid-Victorian politics

Alex Middleton (Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford)