History seminars at the IHR

Sport and Leisure History

Convenors: Dr Peter Catterall (University of Westminster), Dr Geoffrey Levett (Birkbeck, University of London), Rafaelle Nicholson (Queen Mary), Dion Georgiou (Queen Mary, University of London), Dr Huw Richards (London College of Communication)

Venue: Past & Present Room N202, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Monday, 5:15pm

The Sport and Leisure History Seminar is part of the BSSH South Sport and Leisure History Network. The seminars take place in the Past & present Room N202 of the Institute of Historical Research (Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU) at 5:15 PM on Mondays fortnightly (except where otherwise stated).

If you would like to find out more about the network, please get in touch at bsshsouth@gmail.com. If you would like to enquire about giving a paper at the seminar, please contact us at bsshlondon@gmail.com You can also join our network mailing list here: https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?SUBED1=SPORT-AND-LEISURE-HISTORY&A=1, and follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BSSHSouth.

Some podcasts from this Seminar are available online

Summer Term 2016
DateSeminar details
18 April POPULAR CULTURE, MATERIALITY AND MEMORY


Worn Grooves: Phonography, Nostalgia and the First World War

Dr Elodie A. Roy (Independent Scholar)


A Love of the Lads: Football Shrines, Ancestors and Imagined Communities
Judith Simpson (University of Leeds)


16 May RECREATIONAL HERITAGE CONSUMPTION


Pop Nostalgia: The Seventies ‘Nostalgia Wave’ and Popular Culture
Dr Tobias Becker (German Historical Institute London)

‘Where Do Heritage Trails Go to Die?’: Stepping out at the British Seaside
Dr Paul Gilchrist (University of Brighton)


13 June LEISURE IN BLACK BRITISH COMMUNITIES


Bristol Sounds Syncretic: Nightlife and Inter-Cultural Exchange
Dr Rehan Hyder (University of the West of England)

‘That Black Boy’s a Different Class!’: Race, Class and Local Football in Leicester, c.1982–2010
Dr Paul Ian Campbell (University of Wolverhampton)


27 June The Beatles and 1960s Britain

Dr Marcus Collins (University of Loughborough)