History seminars at the IHR

Socialist History

Convenors: Dr Keith Flett, Dr David Renton, Dr John Geoffrey Walker

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Keith Flett: keith.flett@bt.com

Venue: IHR, 1st floor, Olga Crisp Room 102

Time: Monday, 5.30pm, unless otherwise mentioned in the programme, below.

Some podcasts from this Seminar are available online

Autumn Term 2014
DateSeminar details
29 September 100 years of the Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

Shut Out the Light film & discussion

13 October Killing Communists in Havana: 1947 and the start of the Cold War in Latin America

Steve Cushion

27 October The Great 1984/5 miners strike, why a film? Why now?

Mike Simons & others

10 November The New Universities. Higher Education and the social history of the 1970s

Linda Grant

24 November Beaten but not defeated. A personal history of German Communists in the 1930s

Merilyn Moos

29 November The Scottish vote and history

Neil Davidson & others.

Please note: this session takes place on a Saturday in the Large Wolfson Suite Room in the IHR, basement

8 December
Please note: no session on 8 December

Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
19 January Black Soldiers in World War One

Marika Sherwood

2 February Arming both sides. The Armaments industry in World War One

Matthew  Burnett-Stewart

16 February Charles Bradlaugh and the First International

Deborah Lavin

28 February 70 years since the 1945 Attlee Government

Francis Beckett, Ian Birchall, John Newsinger and others

Please note:  this session takes place on a Saturday in Wolfson Room I, and begins at 11:30

16 March Launch of 'A History of Riots' (CSP)

Keith Flett and others