History seminars at the IHR

Life-Cycles

This seminar will address issues relating to the life-cycle such as age, intergenerational relationships, parenthood, ageing, childhood and youth, from long-chronological and interdisciplinary perspectives.

Convenors: Dr Mary Clare Martin (University of Greenwich); m.c.h.martin@greenwich.ac.uk,  Dr Ofra Koffman (King's College London); ofra.koffman@kcl.ac.uk, Dr Tim Reinke-Williams (Northampton), Dr Simon Sleight (King’s College, London)

Venue:  John S Cohen Room 203, IHR, 2nd floor

Time: Tuesdays, 17.15, except 18 November at 18:00

We usually go for a drink and a meal afterwards.  ALL WELCOME.

Autumn Term 2014
DateSeminar details
14 October How illness shaped childhood in Britain, 1800 to 2000

Dr Mary Clare Martin, (University of Greenwich)


28 October History of Childhood and Youth in Ireland: the state of the art and the field

Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley (National University of Ireland, Galway)


18 November Attitudes to ejaculation in early modern England

Dr Tim Reinke-Williams (University of Northampton)

Please note: this seminar will begin 18:00 and will be co-hosted with the History of Sexuality Seminar series

Venue: Holden Room 103, 1st floor, South block, Senate House


25 November Title tbc

Dr Laura King (University of Sheffield)


9 December Title tbc

Leah Astbury (University of Cambridge)