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: Olga Crisp Room 102, 1st floor, IHR, North block, Senate House
Time: Monday, 5:15pm
The Sport and Leisure History Seminar is organised by the London Branch of the BSSH South Network. The seminars take place in Room 104 of the Institute of Historical Research (Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU) at 5:15 PM on Mondays fortnightly.
If you would like to find out more about the network, please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to enquire about giving a paper at the seminar, please contact us at email@example.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.
Suzanne Lenglen to Serena Williams: An Object-Focused Investigation into the Role of Fashion in Women's Tennis Dress
Suzanne Rowland (University of Brighton)
URBAN CINEMAGOING IN INTERWAR BRITAIN
Producing Public History: How the National Football Museum Created 'The Greater Game: The History of Football in World War One'
Dr Alex Jackson (National Football Museum)
THERAPEUTIC LEISURE IN VICTORIAN BRITAIN
A 'Murderer’s Paradise': Leisure and the Treatment of Criminal Lunatics in Late-Victorian Broadmoor
'I Saw My Name on the Board': Race, Gender and the Summer Olympics, 1932-1948
Dr Stanley Arnold (Northern Illinois University)
'A Fortune in a Thrill!': Early Amusement Parks in Britain, 1900-1939
Dr Josephine Kane (University of Westminster)