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

Spring Term 2016
DateSeminar details
4 January For Fun, not the Future: Adolescent Romance Culture and Sexuality in the Long 1960s

Hannah Charnock (University of Exeter)

Oral Histories of Youth Clubs and Leisure in London and Liverpool, 1958-1985
Charlotte Clements (University of Kent/University College London)

ORAL HISTORIES OF YOUTH CULTURE IN 20TH CENTURY BRITAIN


15 February LEISURE AND TRANSIENT COMMUNITIES IN VICTORIAN LONDON

Dr Brad Beaven (University of Portsmouth) From Jolly Sailor to Proletarian Jack: The Remaking of Sailor's Leisure and Sailortown in Victorian London

Dr Joseph Di Sapio (Seneca College, Toronto) A Rush of Things Going and Coming: The Role of Community in Travel to Nineteenth-Century London

 


29 February LEISURE AND FEMALE MOBILITIES IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

Dr Kathryn Walchester (Liverpool John Moores University) Working and Travelling: The Representation of Travelling Servants and Guides in Two Nineteenth-Century British Accounts of Norway by Women

Dr Sheila Hanlon (Independent scholar) Whisperings from Clubland: The Formal and Informal Politics of Women’s Cycling Clubs in 1890s Britain

 


14 March World Cup Diplomacy: The British Experience of 1966 and 1982

Professor Martin Polley (De Montfort University) World Cup Diplomacy: The British Experience of 1966 and 1982

 

Please note that this seminar takes place at the slightly later than usual time of 6:00 PM.